The Alpha Project empowers individuals, families, and communities by providing work, recovery, and support services to people who are motivated to change their lives and achieve self-sufficiency. The Writing Den is at the Alpha Project Bridge Shelter on the Second Saturday of each month from 9:30am-11:00am at 1575 Newton Avenue, San Diego, CA 92113 (at 16th Street) in the East Village.
Founded in 1989, City Relief has mobilized thousands of volunteers to compassionately serve those struggling with homelessness by providing hope and resources that lead to life transformation. The Writing Den is at City Relief at The Salvation Army New York Temple Corps community center location on the First Friday each month from 12:00pm-2:00pm at 132 W. 14th Street, New York, NY 10011, in Chelsea.
Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen is the largest soup kitchen in New York City, serving nearly 1,000 hot, nutritious meals each weekday, and has been a symbol of hope and compassion in Manhattan since 1982. The Writing Den is at Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen (HASK) on the Second Wednesday of each month from 10:30am-12:30pm at 296 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001 in Chelsea.
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe is a social enterprise and event venue that raises money to support Housing Works’ lifesaving services for people living with HIV/AIDS in New York. The Writing Den is at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe on the Last Saturday each month from 2:00pm-4:00pm at 126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012 in Soho.
Ladle Fellowship feeds and clothes the poor, provides help to seniors, and offers on-going pastoral care and counseling with a focus on re-uniting fragmented families, restoring broken relationships, and establishing a life committed to purpose. The Writing Den is at First Presbyterian Ladle Fellowship on the Last Sunday of each month from 2:00pm-3:30pm, at 320 Date Street, San Diego, CA 92101 in Bankers Hill.
Mary’s Place provides safe, inclusive shelter and services that support women, children and families on their journey out of homelessness. The Writing Den is at Mary’s Place Women’s Day Center on the Third Thursday of each month 9:00am-10:00am EST (virtual July 2020-December 2021) and will resume in person from 9:00am-11:00am PST in early 2022 at 1830 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 in Downtown.
Opened in 1906, the Muhlenberg Library is one of the 92 branches of the New York City Public Library and is located Chelsea. The Writing Den is at the Muhlenberg Library on the Last Wednesday of each month from 1:00pm-2:00pm EST (virtual March-December 2021) and will resume in person 12:00pm-2:00pm EST in early 2022 at 209 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011 in Chelsea.
The City of San Diego Public Library serves the informational, educational, and recreational interests of San Diego through 35 branches, Central Library, the READ/San Diego literacy program, and an online presence. The Writing Den is at the San Diego Public Library on the Second Tuesday of each month from 12:00pm-1:00pm PST (virtual June-December 2021) and will launch in person in from 12:00pm-2:00pm PST in early 2022 at Central Library, 330 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101 in Downtown.
Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission (UGM) is the city's oldest organization with the mission to end hunger and homelessness. The Writing Den is at Seattle's Union Gospel Mission Men's Shelter on the First Monday each month from 2:00pm-4:00pm at 318 2nd Avenue, Extension South, Seattle, WA, 98104 in Downtown.
Silver Glen is a senior independent living cooperative. An inclusive residential community where members participate in activities and work on committees for the benefit of all. These include art, gardening, health, business and social services! The Writing Den is at Silver Glen with the Postcard Group on the First Wednesday each month from 1:00pm-2:00pm at 1750 152nd Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA, 98007, in Overlake.
The Salvation Army's central philosophy is bringing assistance to those in need. Its New York Temple Corps community center's programs include food, clothing, counseling, emergency referral, music, arts, ministry, and worship. The Writing Den is at this location with New York City Relief on the First Friday each month from 12:00pm-2:00pm at 132 W. 14th Street, New York, NY 10011, in Chelsea.
The Downtown San Diego Partnership is a member-based, nonprofit organization that advocates for the economic vitality and growth of Downtown San Diego. It represents a variety of business sectors including real estate, technology, banking, law, defense, insurance, communications, energy, and tourism. www.downtownsandiego.or
Teaches proven life enhancing concepts, the power of thinking, and understanding life choices for those seeking a better life. Those in need include homeless in transition, at risk youth, and those struggling with life challenges. www.reallifeskills.org
Founded in 1944, BiC Pen Corporation has become one of the world's largest pen manufacturers. Based out of Milford, CT, BiC generously donates a robust selection of pens and pencils for use at our Writing Dens. www.bicworld.com/en
With stores in 23 states and Washington D.C., Blick has fast become one the largest art supply stores in the country. We are grateful to Blick Art Supplies for donating writing tools and materials for use at our Writing Dens.
The Moleskine brand was created in 1997, bringing back to life the legendary notebook used by artists and thinkers. Today, Moleskine identifies a vast family of paper objects, smart notebooks and apps, and digital device accessories and writing tools. We are grateful to Moleskine for donating fine writing notebooks for use at our Writing Dens.