The Story of Jessica

Jessica is 29, homeless, and a student at Arizona State University (ASU). Currently, she is staying at an all woman’s shelter in Phoenix, AZ. She recently received word that since she is young and capable of having a job, she can no longer stay at the shelter. This shelter is categorized as an “Overflow Shelter”. […]

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The Story of James

I’m calling this post part 1 because I’ve talked to a few people this past week who are homeless. This is one story. The story of James, the homeless veteran in Dallas, TX. So it’s been a very busy week. I was going to post something last Sunday, but I needed to let a few […]

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The Shelter

Arriving at the UMOM overflow shelter, located in Phoenix, AZ, I didn’t know what to expect. This is my first time going to a shelter. Questions like the following keep running through my mind before I even arrived. Why do individuals end up here? How long can they stay? What do they get to eat, […]

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Facebook Trolls

Carry Me Productions sometimes gets trolls on Facebook who like to send private messages to us, so I thought I’d share one of them and dissect it with my thoughts. I’m interested to read what others think. Please comment below the post. BTW, this is in response to my blog “So You Want to Form […]

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What’s Your Routine?

It’s 9PM on a Sunday. Where are you? What did you do today? Today I went out to Long Beach to talk to the people with another nonprofit organization. Did you know that services are not available to people on the weekends? WHAT?! When did helping people take a break on the weekends? This time […]

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So You Want to Form A Coalition

So as some of you may know, or not know, Carry Me Productions has been attending these so-called Coalition meetings in the Los Angeles and surrounding areas. We were not impressed, and to be honest, we left with more questions than we came in with. Each time we walk away from these meetings, the same […]

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First Time with Outreach

As I have learned more and more about this travesty we call homelessness, I volunteered with a nonprofit today (7/5/15) LA on Cloud 9. It was our goal to pass out food and care packages. Driving to the event, I wasn’t sure what to expect, so I just walked along with this team with an […]

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Which Nonprofit do I give to?

With so many causes out there to choose from, “What are you most passionate about?” The question really is, “What are you most passionate about helping NOW?” It’s hard to pick just one, I know. Everything seems so close to us, too close to home. With things like cancer, heart disease, child abduction, autism, animal […]

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Coming Alive

Lately people have been asking me how Carry Me Productions came to be. In this post I will share what this organization means to me and what I envision as our future. Back in 2010 people around me were getting hit hard by the recession. I guess I was lucky to have kept my job […]

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