May 25, 2017
Tessie Thomas knows what it’s like to feel hopeless, so she looks for every opportunity to help those in crisis know that someone cares.
That’s why she recently prepared a gourmet Mother’s Day lunch for residents of Interfaith Hospitality House, YWCA Central Alabama’s shelter for homeless families. “For someone at their lowest point, a white tablecloth and a vase of fresh flowers can bring their stress level down,” Thomas said. “It can bathe their spirit enough for them to keep going.”