From Mellynne D.

"My husband beamed as he told us about giving his bags away. I could tell that wasn't the last time he would want to help someone else in need. It's funny, I thought it was going to be a teachable moment for my children, when it in fact changed my partner of 25 years."

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From Marynet K.

"As we looked at each other, I handed her the backpack and she thanked me. We both said "God bless you" at the same time. There was a true connection between us and we were both blessed by it. I will never forget it. It truly IS more blessed to give than to receive."

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From Jake B.

"For weeks I thought on my reaction to the man at the stoplight. It’d been a weird reaction, out-of-character for me and antithetical to any New Yorker. Then eventually it just clicked: in that moment, at that stoplight, I had experienced that man from inside the comfort of my bubble."

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From LUWL Founder Jessica

"As we walked back to the car with a multitude of emotions rushing over us something hit me. I asked Kelly if she saw his shoes. She said she hadn't. With tears in my eyes I climbed in the car and smiled: his boots had no shoelaces. That was the moment we knew we were doing something right."

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From Nate A.

"As I was driving down the road about an hour later I saw a lady getting ready to sleep under a tree. She had 4 grocery bags with her belongings and  a couple of blankets. I immediately thought about how I felt getting my socks wet and then thought about how her clothes will stay wet all night."

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