It's helpful to the families that they are able to stay there, but it is unhelpful to the system. When you keep packing in more and more people, the quality of the service goes down.

This trip is happening before our eighth-graders are visited by the high-school guidance counselors. We wanted them to have the opportunity to go behind the scenes and see what it's really like in the jobs they think they might like.

How would I feel as a Catholic if I had to have a menorah and Star of David in every room of my shelter? It's religiously insensitive.