Writing For A Cause

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By Rich Garon Author Rich Garon muses on things he learned from his first self-published effort and how his books benefit causes like hunger and homelessness. As I plan to release my second book, Lee Fitts, in January 2019, I’m grateful I know a bit more about what to expect than with my first release, Felling Big Trees. During my first go … Read More

More than 20 told to leave Prince William County homeless camp

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Woodbridge, Va. – More than 20 homeless individuals in Prince William County, Va., have been told to vacate a place they’ve called home for several years. The camp, located just behind Potomac Mills Mall in Woodbridge, is believed to be home to between 30 and 50 homeless individuals. At the end of January, property owners began posting signs to warn occupants … Read More

Dozens given weeks to leave homeless camp off I-95

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By Alex Koma, InsideNoVa.com Workers have posted “no trespassing” signs around a densely wooded, 11-acre property that has housed several dozen homeless occupants. ALEX KOMA | INSIDENOVA Frank Odonkor has spent the last nine years meticulously tending his garden, growing everything from tomatoes to shallots, and he can’t bear the thought of leaving it all behind. Odonkor is homeless, but that … Read More

LTE: Homeless camps on Parsons property


“Hi Uriah, I just subscribed to Potomac Local and wanted to commend you for your piece on the homeless camps on the Parsons property. Several of us in our church has been for the past 5-6 years working with individuals living there. We were able to help two men get out of the woods and live in studio apartments. Certainly, there … Read More

What is Change and can we affect it? Government, health, finances and homeless?

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Dr. Jeanette and her guest Rich Garon, author and former chief-of-staff of the House Committee on International Relations will be speaking about the concept of change.  Rich’s new book, Felling Big Trees reflects on many of the problems in the government and world today and what is really important to supporting people.  He also does work with Why Hunger and the proceeds from this … Read More

S07E02 – Meet The Authors (Paul Alves, Rich Garon & Edwin Herbert)


S07E02 – Meet The Authors Authors Paul Alves, Rich Garon and Edwin Herbert join us to talk about their books in this special “Meet The Authors” episode! Hosts: Craig Damlo and Paul Alves Books talked about in this episode: The Complete Guide To 9/11 by Paul Alves Felling Big Trees by Rich Garon Mythos Christos by Edwin Herbert Support Book … Read More

‘Felling Big Trees’

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RICHMOND, Va. – Rich Garon, Ph.D., Former Chief of Staff for the U.S. House Committee on International Relations spent 25 years working on Capitol Hill before becoming an Author. He shared the inspiration behind his debut political novel “Felling Big Trees.”  All proceeds from the book will go towards “WhyHunger,” a global non-profit helping to end hunger and poverty. “Felling … Read More

The Kathryn Zox Show – ‘White Men and Race’ and ‘Hunger and Homelessness’

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The Kathryn Zox Show, VoiceAmerica, internet radio Listen to the Show by clicking here. Rich Garon @ 32:30. Episode Description Kathryn interviews Bill Proudman, co-founder of White Men as Full Diversity Partners. Post-election, the US is more divided and polarized than ever. Many are now calling for significant cultural shifts in wake of Mr. Trump’s win – a statement that … Read More

Author Rich Garon Reflects on Homelessness & the Holidays

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The Holidays are a time filled with warmth and joy for many, but for those without a home, it may be a much different time of year. Author Rich Garon knows all about the hardships many face during the winter months as he devotes his life helping to end hunger and homelessness. Garon spent 25 years on Capitol Hill and … Read More