If you had $1.5 million to give away, what would you do?

Originally published on 7/15/2014 — but still relevant today.

(E-mailed to Boulder City Council.)

homelessphilosopher

By Max R. Weller

Read the story about one donor’s generosity to Bridge House in the Daily Camera: Boulder Bridge House capital campaign gets anonymous boost. Quoting from the article below:

An anonymous donor who had already pledged $500,000 toward Bridge House’s new transitional housing project will donate another $1 million if the social service agency and day shelter for the homeless can raise half that much before it closes on a former office building in south Boulder.

Bridge House hopes to turn 4747 Table Mesa Drive into dormitory-style living for 48 people in its Ready-to-Work program, which provides homeless people with market-rate jobs, job training and other support to change their situation.

The 14,000-square-foot building is already zoned residential but would require significant renovation to turn it into living quarters with a dining area, common space, computer lab and garden.

Some participants in the Ready-to-Work program live in…

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