To the Editor:
Reading the comments by Mr. Phillip Keefe on Dec. 18, 2011, I see this as a typical labor organizer thinking he is really powerful.
If they don’t agree, “make them pay.” Wow, what a powerful guy.
I have hope that the hardworking members of his small organization have the courage to say “No” to his demand. I have to think that his people realize that without reform, the state will be like Central Falls in a very short time. I have to think that his people know or possibly have a family member who is homeless or in dire need of help that Crossroads can give.
I am sure Mr. Keefe will never have to sleep in a shelter, fortunately neither will I.
I speak from over 10 years of my life volunteering with homeless issues (not Crossroads) and I can tell you it is a tough, tough assignment to keep the shelters running.
Mr. Peters, you have inspired me to increase my annual contribution to the homeless cause by $100; this year it will go to Crossroads. Thank you for the reminder.
I ask anyone reading this to sit down today and send a small amount to Mrs. Nolan at Crossroads. I am sure you will feel good about it.
Crossroads is located at 160 Broad Street in Providence.