25 Dec '11, 1am

The Generosity of One Homeless Kid on Christmas | Care2 Causes

The Generosity of One Homeless Kid on Christmas | Care2 Causes

This post comes from Kevin Ryan, President of Covenant House , an organization that currently serves 55,000 homeless kids each year, giving them the love and support they need to find their way off of the streets. I won’t ever forget last Christmas Eve at Covenant House. It was just after dark, and I had gathered with our kids, our donors, our staff and my family at the shelter. Two of our Faith Community volunteers were playing guitar and singing Silent Night as a prelude to our services when a shadow appeared outside the window, and lingered. The lighting was poor and it was hard to see who was there. The figure was hooded and hunched over. He stood there, looking in, for more than ten minutes. I left our circle, walked past the manger and the Christmas tree, and went out the front door to see who was standing there. As I approached, I could tell it was a boy, maybe 16 o...

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