Blair Marshall

Blair Marshall

  • Blair Marshall - Streets Alive Mission
  • Meals Administrator, PIN Bank Coordinator, Primary Care Giver
  • Phone: 403-320-1159

Hey there! I’m Blair, and I am the P.I.N. (People In Need) Bank Coordinator / Manager.

I ensure the daily tasks in the PIN Bank are completed, things like:

  • laundry,
  • donation sorting,
  • keeping the shelves & racks full to the best of our ability,
  • and serving clients.

I also run the sandwich program, “Feeding ’em Hope”. I work with a number of volunteers to make each night a success. We serve all kinds of different meals. They vary on any given night depending on what is donated. I also do a daily devotional before the food is served.

Most importantly, I work hard to build relationships with each and every client. I take the time to get to know each person. My goal is to go beyond just a basic hello. I want to get to know who they are as people. I learn what most of their issues are and what causes them to be in their current situations.

Providing a safe environment for everyone who attends is really important to me. I try to go that extra mile to make sure they all feel welcome. I stress as much as possible that we are equal individuals.

My motto is and always has been: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. No judgments.

I have graduated from an Addictions and Mental Health diploma program, as well as having a Suicide Intervention and Prevention Certificate.

 

I’m Dad to 5 great kids, and Grandpa to 3 grandkids. I love spending time them.  My favorite superhero has always been Spiderman, and my favourite sport is hockey. Camping, classic cars, card and board games, and classic rock are some things I really enjoy.

 

I believe Streets Alive Mission has been a calling for me. I truly love my job and the people. The staff and clients feel like the perfect fit to me. It has felt like family since the first day I arrived at the Mission. It’s has become such a huge part of my life. I couldn’t imagine not being here.

 

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