The Beacon Homeless Day Resource Center celebrated its second year in existence in October. Earlier this month, WORT producer Shaun Soman visited the Beacon to speak with its Community and Partner Relations Specialist, Michael Moody. During their tour and conversation, the two spoke about the shelter’s work, community outreach, and goals, plus the broader community’s […]
Years in the making, and after several disappointing setbacks, Madison’s homeless day resource center, the Beacon, opened a little over a year ago. It’s been a turbulent, busy year. Since it’s opening in October, 2017, the Beacon has served 235 guests a month — 80% more than originally anticipated, providing a diverse suite of services […]
Last fall, Madison’s long-awaited day-shelter and resource center for the homeless individuals finally opened. Longtime Buzz host Brian Standing speaks to Jackson Fonder, President and CEO of Catholic Charities about how things are going so far at The Beacon.