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Byline: Maria Lockwood
Nov. 13--Spending the night in a box opened Tom Wondolkowski's eyes.
"I knew next to nothing about homelessness before we started," he said. Yet he volunteered to organize the first A Night Without A Home event two years ago. Wondolkowski and fellow volunteers bundled up and brought cardboard boxes to City Center Park on the corner of Belknap Street and Tower Avenue. They stoked up a wood fire, with food available for those who stopped by to donate. Some of the people who warmed their hands and enjoyed a cup of soup with the volunteers pulled up in cars piled high with belongings. Although the event was meant to help homeless …