Cardboard City 2018: Awareness of Homelessness


A group of young people and some adults from the Wilmington Church of God off Nelson Avenue constructed a cardboard version of Noah’s ark for the Cardboard City fundraiser Saturday night. A week earlier the youth held a hot dog fundraiser and fed the congregation, raising nearly $1,000 for the homeless shelter.

A group of young people and some adults from the Wilmington Church of God off Nelson Avenue constructed a cardboard version of Noah’s ark for the Cardboard City fundraiser Saturday night. A week earlier the youth held a hot dog fundraiser and fed the congregation, raising nearly $1,000 for the homeless shelter.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Cardboard City participants and advocates for the homeless form a human chain of hands around the northeast corner of the Clinton County Courthouse block. Pictured is part of the human chain that lined the Main Street side of courthouse square.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

From the left, August Morgan and Jazmin Carrico use their painting abilities to personalize the cardboard shelter constructed by members of East Clinton High School’s Magnified Giving and Key Club groups. Not pictured but busy working inside the makeshift shelter is Tessa Bosier.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

From left is Gloria giving a testimonial on stage concerning her experiences when she needed to stay at the Clinton County Homeless Shelter. She spoke of the loving people and the help she was provided there. She has since given back, through voluntary work, including making soups, baking cakes for residents’ birthdays, and answering the phone. At right is Clinton County Homeless Shelter Executive Director Denise Stryker.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

In the left foreground a member of the youth group from St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Wilmington temporarily wears a smiley-face cardboard box on her head during a break in a project to build a cardboard igloo for Cardboard City. The fundraiser for the local homeless shelter is sponsored by the Wilmington A.M. Rotary Club.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

These three girls stretch their arms in order to form a chain consisting of human hands as long as possible. The activity is Hands Together, and is intended to raise awareness that there are homeless people in Clinton County.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The Great Oaks Career Campus in Wilmington is one of the groups that faithfully takes part in the annual Cardboard City fundraiser for the Clinton County Homeless Shelter, held outside the county courthouse beginnnig Saturday night. This year they went with a Jurassic Park theme, utilizing a safari jeep they put together for the Corn Olympics outhouse race the prior weekend.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A group of young people and some adults from the Wilmington Church of God off Nelson Avenue constructed a cardboard version of Noah’s ark for the Cardboard City fundraiser Saturday night. A week earlier the youth held a hot dog fundraiser and fed the congregation, raising nearly $1,000 for the homeless shelter.

Cardboard City participants and advocates for the homeless form a human chain of hands around the northeast corner of the Clinton County Courthouse block. Pictured is part of the human chain that lined the Main Street side of courthouse square.

From the left, August Morgan and Jazmin Carrico use their painting abilities to personalize the cardboard shelter constructed by members of East Clinton High School’s Magnified Giving and Key Club groups. Not pictured but busy working inside the makeshift shelter is Tessa Bosier.

From left is Gloria giving a testimonial on stage concerning her experiences when she needed to stay at the Clinton County Homeless Shelter. She spoke of the loving people and the help she was provided there. She has since given back, through voluntary work, including making soups, baking cakes for residents’ birthdays, and answering the phone. At right is Clinton County Homeless Shelter Executive Director Denise Stryker.

In the left foreground a member of the youth group from St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Wilmington temporarily wears a smiley-face cardboard box on her head during a break in a project to build a cardboard igloo for Cardboard City. The fundraiser for the local homeless shelter is sponsored by the Wilmington A.M. Rotary Club.

These three girls stretch their arms in order to form a chain consisting of human hands as long as possible. The activity is Hands Together, and is intended to raise awareness that there are homeless people in Clinton County.

The Great Oaks Career Campus in Wilmington is one of the groups that faithfully takes part in the annual Cardboard City fundraiser for the Clinton County Homeless Shelter, held outside the county courthouse beginnnig Saturday night. This year they went with a Jurassic Park theme, utilizing a safari jeep they put together for the Corn Olympics outhouse race the prior weekend.

A group of young people and some adults from the Wilmington Church of God off Nelson Avenue constructed a cardboard version of Noah’s ark for the Cardboard City fundraiser Saturday night. A week earlier the youth held a hot dog fundraiser and fed the congregation, raising nearly $1,000 for the homeless shelter.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_noah_ark_p.jpgA group of young people and some adults from the Wilmington Church of God off Nelson Avenue constructed a cardboard version of Noah’s ark for the Cardboard City fundraiser Saturday night. A week earlier the youth held a hot dog fundraiser and fed the congregation, raising nearly $1,000 for the homeless shelter. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Cardboard City participants and advocates for the homeless form a human chain of hands around the northeast corner of the Clinton County Courthouse block. Pictured is part of the human chain that lined the Main Street side of courthouse square.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_hands_2.jpgCardboard City participants and advocates for the homeless form a human chain of hands around the northeast corner of the Clinton County Courthouse block. Pictured is part of the human chain that lined the Main Street side of courthouse square. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

From the left, August Morgan and Jazmin Carrico use their painting abilities to personalize the cardboard shelter constructed by members of East Clinton High School’s Magnified Giving and Key Club groups. Not pictured but busy working inside the makeshift shelter is Tessa Bosier.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_key_club_p.jpgFrom the left, August Morgan and Jazmin Carrico use their painting abilities to personalize the cardboard shelter constructed by members of East Clinton High School’s Magnified Giving and Key Club groups. Not pictured but busy working inside the makeshift shelter is Tessa Bosier. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

From left is Gloria giving a testimonial on stage concerning her experiences when she needed to stay at the Clinton County Homeless Shelter. She spoke of the loving people and the help she was provided there. She has since given back, through voluntary work, including making soups, baking cakes for residents’ birthdays, and answering the phone. At right is Clinton County Homeless Shelter Executive Director Denise Stryker.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_testimonial_p.jpgFrom left is Gloria giving a testimonial on stage concerning her experiences when she needed to stay at the Clinton County Homeless Shelter. She spoke of the loving people and the help she was provided there. She has since given back, through voluntary work, including making soups, baking cakes for residents’ birthdays, and answering the phone. At right is Clinton County Homeless Shelter Executive Director Denise Stryker. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

In the left foreground a member of the youth group from St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Wilmington temporarily wears a smiley-face cardboard box on her head during a break in a project to build a cardboard igloo for Cardboard City. The fundraiser for the local homeless shelter is sponsored by the Wilmington A.M. Rotary Club.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_boxhead.jpgIn the left foreground a member of the youth group from St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Wilmington temporarily wears a smiley-face cardboard box on her head during a break in a project to build a cardboard igloo for Cardboard City. The fundraiser for the local homeless shelter is sponsored by the Wilmington A.M. Rotary Club. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

These three girls stretch their arms in order to form a chain consisting of human hands as long as possible. The activity is Hands Together, and is intended to raise awareness that there are homeless people in Clinton County.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_hands_threesome_p.jpgThese three girls stretch their arms in order to form a chain consisting of human hands as long as possible. The activity is Hands Together, and is intended to raise awareness that there are homeless people in Clinton County. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The Great Oaks Career Campus in Wilmington is one of the groups that faithfully takes part in the annual Cardboard City fundraiser for the Clinton County Homeless Shelter, held outside the county courthouse beginnnig Saturday night. This year they went with a Jurassic Park theme, utilizing a safari jeep they put together for the Corn Olympics outhouse race the prior weekend.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_great_oaks_p-1-.jpgThe Great Oaks Career Campus in Wilmington is one of the groups that faithfully takes part in the annual Cardboard City fundraiser for the Clinton County Homeless Shelter, held outside the county courthouse beginnnig Saturday night. This year they went with a Jurassic Park theme, utilizing a safari jeep they put together for the Corn Olympics outhouse race the prior weekend. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal