Jodi Peterson’s journey to the Interfaith Sanctuary came from a deeply personal place. When her father’s health failed and his psychological well-being deteriorated, she and her sisters quickly learned about the lack of resources available to people struggling with mental health and homelessness.
Resources for the homeless were not equipped with the support networks to make a real, impactful, lasting difference for people dealing with mental health issues. The homeless community work together and care for each other. Watching the people in the community, Peterson saw reflections of what her father went through, and felt a drive to try and help others in the way that her father could not be helped. You can get the whole interview here: