You are here

Community profile: Denise Stryker

Morgan Smith Editor   In just the last year, the Clinton County Homeless Shelter has served 45,000 meals to 298 area residents, 48 of which were children. With 5 full-time and 4 part-time staff members and a $315 thousand operating budget, the shelter works to alleviate homelessness and its effects on individuals in the community. “The shelter is here in Clinton County and we need your help,” said Denise Stryker, director of the Clinton County Homeless Shelter. Stryker has been part of the staff since 1994. Stryker visited Wilmington College…

Read More

Cardboard Village sets sail

A. J. Ganger Staff Writer   From 8 p.m. on September 28 to 5 a.m. the next morning, students went to the service house to participate in Cardboard Village. Organizations around campus came together to build cardboard houses in which they would sleep that night. “The purpose of this event is to help raise awareness about homelessness and to raise money for the Clinton County homeless shelter,” said Tara Lydy. During this event there were also movies about homelessness for the participants to watch. Many of the students did not…

Read More