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Commercial Appeal

Published June 2021

“They make it so there’s nothing to hinder you from reaching a goal you want to reach,” Perkins said. “They’ve got everything put in stone for you. You’ve just got to accept it…” Read more…

WREG

Broadcast June 2021

Homelessness is a very complicated issue, and everybody’s story is unique and everybody has their own challenges,” said Alise Davis, the finance director…” Read more…

Forever Ready Productions

CityCurrent Radio Show

Commercial Appeal

Published in 2021

The hospital once was one of the few places that offered care to African Americans during segregation. Now, it will be the only recuperative care center for people experiencing homelessness in the region…Read more…

City of Memphis: Housing & Community Development

Ribbon Cutting | Broadcast in 2021

Memphis Magazine:

Published in 2020

“On both cold winter nights or blazing hot summer days, Room in the Inn workers are waiting by their phones for a call.. ” Read more…

The Commercial Appeal:

Published in 2020

“As they do every day at 4:30 p.m., Room in the Inn volunteers and staff opened the doors for check-in…” Read more…

WREG News Channel 3 Memphis:

Published in 2019

“I love it here because they send us to places where we can sleep, have a warm bed, we have food to eat, and the people that host us are very nice…” Read more…

Fox13 Memphis:

Published in 2019

“Room in the Inn isn’t just one shelter. It’s a network of 55 congregations across the city from Germantown to East Memphis…” Read more…

The Chairman's Perspective with Mark Billingsley:

Broadcast in 2019

Memphis Theological Seminary, The Good News:

Published in 2019

“Volunteering with RITI is about saying grace, breaking bread together, drawing on the restorative power of stillness, and spending time with others around a dinner table on a Sunday evening.” Read more…

The Commercial Appeal:

Published in 2017

“Women and families can come to the shelters during the day, but are being referred to Room In the Inn or the library for overnight accommodations….” Read more…

Fox13 Memphis:

Published in 2017

“The organization helped a total of 236 people last season, visiting 36 host congregations across the Greater Memphis area…” Read more…

The Commercial Appeal:

Published in 2017

“Eight years ago, tiny Colonial Cumberland Presbyterian Church answered God’s call to welcome strangers into the warm, safe sanctuary of a building that was underused in winter…” Read more…

The Commercial Appeal:

Published in 2017

“Memphis’ homeless population braved the cold this week as temperatures reached a low in the 20s…” Read more…

The Commercial Appeal:

Published in 2016

“There is more Room in the Inn some nights than others.The recent cold snap hasn’t helped…” Read more…

At Home Memphis & Mid South Magazine:

Published in 2015

“Volunteering for Room in the Inn is a life-changing experience…” Read more…

The Memphis Flyer:

Published in 2015

“The spirit of hospitality is really what is different about Room In the Inn,” Anderson said. “Guests are invited to stay in small groups. […] It presents opportunities for real conversation, real relationships. […] It’s about being together and creating a place of sanctuary.” Read more…