Tag: hunger

Save the date for…Dan

iSpeech.org  "Dan" arrived at the door last week before we opened.  He has diabetes.  He was hungry and had not eaten for a couple of days.  He was clammy and sweaty and a bit disorientated, typical signs of low blood sugar.  Some juice helped him slowly balance out his...

Just a few minutes more…..

iSpeechToday after we closed for the day a guest named Mike was still here. He was pacing back and forth a bit and I was asked to go and talk to him to get him to leave. I remembered Mike as one who had received a haircut today. I...

A Band-Aid is sometimes what we need

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechToday one of our regular guests wanted to take food to a friend.  His friend used to come regularly to Oak Table but it was long enough ago that only a few remember him.  Health problems over the years have taken their toll and HIV, COPD, severe joint pain...

December 31st is almost here…

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechRemember, if you want to be part of the team at Oak Table that provides essentials of life to people in Winnipeg who are experiencing trauma, addictions, poverty, mental health, and life transitions due to family breakdown, and want a receipt for your 2015 taxes, time is running out....

The Countdown is On!

iSpeech.orgOver the past month there hasn't been much exposure to Giving Tuesday.  Some cities in Canada give it a lot of air time, but it hasn't reached our Western Province with the same kind of attention and support.  So, I guess it's up to us.  We know the crowds...