Royal Oak Homeless Shelter Receives $12,700 To Serve Needy

02/17/2012 03:04 pm ET | Updated Apr 18, 2012
  • Royal Oak Patch

Little did the board members of a cash-strapped day shelter know that while they were meeting to figure out how to provide food and transportation for 30 to 40 daily guests, a group of women was meeting at a Birmingham steakhouse writing $100 checks that would amount to $12,700 for the shelter.

"It's a miracle," said Dru Szczerba, the executive director of the Welcome Inn, a daytime safe haven for the homeless located in the Unity Church on Crooks Road in Royal Oak.

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