Huffington Post Blog by Untours Foundation Director Elizabeth Killough
When the heater gave out at Broad Street Ministry last December at the start of the Philadelphia winter, it should have meant an end to that non-profit’s weekly hospitality to hundreds of people without homes. Non-profits typically don’t have $250,000 in the ready for such emergencies. But instead, Laura Kind McKenna organized two foundations that she is part of to provide a joint loan. Both foundations had given grants to BSM in the past, knew the organization well, and understood that this was a critical investment for BSM and one that matched their own missions. READ MORE.