December 2020 – Monthly Missive

December 2020 – Monthly Missive

As this year comes to an end, thank you.   Thank you for your monthly donations.  Thank you for your notes. Thank you for your phone calls.  Thank you for caring.  You are so important to the work that we do.   One of my favorite things to do during the holidays is...

November 2020 – Monthly Missive

Not only is today Friday the 13th, it’s also World Kindness Day. Your Monthly Missive is coming a little early because I can’t think of a better day to share how your kindness is making a difference in our corner of the world. Prospect Place, our Housing First...

Do you want to trick or treat?

I think most of us prefer treats over being tricked, so I’ll get straight to the point: You rock Because of you, Mike has a safe place to live and work on his recovery. He came to Earl’s Place after completing a six month substance use treatment program (he...

October 2020 – Monthly Missive

This month you are hearing from another of our Board members, Andrew Frank.      I was introduced to Cornerstone Community Housing (CCH) in 2017 at a volunteer event held at Church on the Square in Canton. I had recently moved back to Baltimore and was looking for a...

Opening Doors 2020 is now open!

With COVID we can’t have our annual dinner, but #COVIDCANTSTOPGOOD and this year we are taking it virtual. Over the next 5 days help us bring awareness to the impact of homelessness, help the men of Cornerstone Community Housing, and give them the opportunity...

September 2020 – Monthly Missive

What I Know Now…Behind the Scenes at CHC Linda J. Emerick CHC Volunteer, Donor, GEM      I am going to be honest. My support of Cornerstone Community Housing began as an uninformed, unthinking, holiday-inspired act of generosity over 10 years ago. I saw a card...

August 2020 – Monthly Missive

Hello there! This has been a very up and down month. Four men obtained employment!.  Ronald W. (above) is one of them.  Raised by his grandmother and aunt as the only child in the household, Ronald comes from a large family, twenty children in all. Maybe that’s why he...

July 2020 – Monthly Missive

This month’s missive comes to you from Jim Carey, our Earl’s Place case manager. As always, thank you.  Stay safe. Be well. In 1999, I was employed with the Homeless Emergency and Environmental Services Unit (HEESU), at the Baltimore City Department of Social...

June 2020 – Monthly Missive

Last Thursday, June 11, was Michael’s 80th birthday.  Michael came to Earl’s Place June 24th of last year from an emergency shelter.  He has a son who lives abroad and two granddaughters who he has not seen in a while. We, you and us, are his extended family.      We...

May 2020 – Monthly Missive

This month’s e-mail comes to you from one of our Board members, Marcus Guynn.  If you would like information about joining Cornerstone Community Housing Board, please contact me.  Stay safe!  Sheila I am excited to be a new board member and GEM donor for Cornerstone...