Drew Gavins, a 56 year-old man, dropped out of 10th grade because at the time he had a job and felt like he didn’t need to stay in school. Over the past 40 years he has held many manual labor jobs, but now he has a dream to become a nurse. In June 2018, almost […]
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On Thursday, June 28 the Father McKenna Center will host the play Journey to Restoration: The Father McKenna Center Way at 7:00 pm in The Father McKenna Center.
The case managers at the Father McKenna Center encourage all men in the Day Program to follow the steps of the “pyramid.” The pyramid was developed by Cortez McDaniel, Director of Men’s Programs and Services, as a “step-by-step” approach to ending homelessness. [pdf-embedder url=”https://secureservercdn.net/184.108.40.206/16m.8ec.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Pyramid-3-17-16.pdf”]
The 11th Annual Jigs & Reels was held on Sunday, February 25, 2018. The Father McKenna Center, in collaboration with Mitch Fanning and the Bog Band, hosted the event in Gonzaga College High School’s Sheehy Theater.
On August 27, 2014 Dennis Dee arrived at the Father McKenna Center. He had accepted that his life had unwound in ways he could not have imagined five years before. Due to his alcoholism Dennis had lost a great career as an investment banker. He also lost so much more; his marriage dissolved, he lost […]
Reclaiming my life – a success story For men willing to do the hard work of self-assessment and follow-through on the strategies they lay out for themselves, success is possible. Below is one such story, told by our guest, Syd. Hey Cortez: Let me tell you my story. I gave up my apartment in February […]
James Wells is another shining example of the role of the Father McKenna Center in the lives of men struggling with homelessness. After many years of struggling with homelessness, James has a new home – an apartment of his own in a senior citizen building near So Others Might Eat (SOME) on O Street, NW. […]
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