Ali Alderman (she/her) is a Loretto Volunteer working with youth experiencing homelessness as an outreach case manager with Urban Peak in Denver, Colorado. As well as a writer, she is a visual artist, an avid reader of books spanning all genres, and her favorite days are mornings she can spend on her kayak with a big cup of coffee. 

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The gift of small works in the face of big issues

Notes from the Field - After just a short while as a Loretto Volunteer, I slip into bouts of deep disillusionment with helping. Why bother with these itty-bitty Band-Aids when the wounds are so deep and so wide?