Enrique Moreno, director of Roswell Community Disaster Relief Services, shows the winch on one of the organization’s trucks to 7-year-old Rex Putman. (Submitted Photo)

One Roswell boy’s desire to help the homeless in the community has led to a greater effort that will help a local organization establish an emergency shelter and possibly even motivate other youth.


Rex Putman, 7, raised $51 on his own to donate to Roswell Community Disaster Relief to help the homeless, then joined with the organization to raise more than $2,000. (Submitted Photo)

Last year, as the pandemic set in, 7-year-old Rex Putman noticed there seemed to be more homeless people in Roswell.