A reader passes on from St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church:
“In the early morning hours of Monday, January 30, someone broke into St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church and stole our safe. The safe contained the proceeds from a benefit concert for our Loaves and Fishes hot meals program. The program serves hundreds of meals each weekend for homeless and low-income people in Columbia Heights, and has for the past 50 years. Loaves and Fishes relies on donations to fund its operations and was counting on that money.
Video surveillance and other evidence suggests that this was a targeted, well-planned theft, not a crime of opportunity. (more…)