The Rev. Eric Shafer interrupted me before I could even get my first sentence out.
“I understand you are opening a shelter for homeless college stu—”
“It’s really exciting,” exclaimed Shafer, who is pastor of Santa Monica’s Mt. Olive Lutheran Church. “The coolest thing in the world!”
Shafer and his church have joined forces with Bruin Shelter, a new charity started by UCLA graduate students to help alleviate homelessness among college students. This is believed to be one of the first shelters for college students run by college students.
“Wow,” said Barbara Duffield of the...
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