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Thea and her children are featured in one of several photos as part of an exhibit on homelessness. The traveling exhibit is on display now through the end of the month at the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties office in Alexandria. (Contributed/Kris Drake)


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Homelessness is a real life issue that happens across the state. A traveling exhibit, “Homeless is My Address… Not My Name,” will bring the issue to the Alexandria area this month.


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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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