A Little Bit Goes A Long Way

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Added on August 19, 2021 by Jay

You know that feeling you get when you take a shower after a long, hot, Florida day? Maybe you've just finished a work out at the school gym or just ran track and all you want is to wash away the sweat. Now imagine you are homeless with no access to running water, let alone a shower.  Unfortunately, that is what a lot of homeless Central Floridians face every single day.

Recently, I went to explore ways we, as Windermere Prep students, can do to make life for so many in our community a little bit more comfortable and volunteering at the Christian Center on Central Blvd showed me a side of Orlando I didn't know existed. At the Christian Campus - a faith based community organization - volunteers help sort clothes and wash clothes of the homeless.  Showers are provided and hearing the last call of the day, meant many citizens wouldn't get their chance to wash the day away in one of just a few mobile shower stalls.  It hits hard.

Over the coming weeks, I hope I can count on a lot of my friends and peers to support this great cause.  More details to follow.....

 

 

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