Project Homeless Connect
Thanks to staff from Front Street Community Health Center, Heather Lee was experiencing a rare moment of luxury.
Lee, also known by her married name Heather Walden, was getting a pedicure Wednesday at the seventh annual Project Homeless Connect at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. The event is meant to provide services to those who are homeless or on the verge of homelessness, and Lee has gone to it for the past four years.
“I really need the programs,” Lee, 48, said. “It helps keep me alive. I wouldn’t make it without Front Street. I wouldn’t make it without AWARE. I wouldn’t have made it without the Glory Hole.”
Those organizations were all there Wednesday, along with more than 30 other community services.
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Photos by Michael Penn | Juneau Empire