Providing Shelter...Empowering Women...Stabilizing Families.
Today, food, blankets and bingo proceeds from school friends; yesterday, gifts from the Mission Possible team at Fowler United Methodist; everyday, help from someone. St. Margaret's Shelter is truly blessed by the generosity of our community. Thank you for keeping our families in your hearts!
Housing the Homeless... Nourishing the Weary... Providing Community.
Clarence-27 yr patron/volunteer extraordinare. He shared his smile & origami. House of Charity provides critical services to the area's homeless and transient population. The program offers basic services for physical survival including food, medical care, mental health counseling and shelter.
CURRENT NEEDS include: HOC KITCHEN HELP needed - Tues - Sat Noon - 2 pm; ST. MARGARET'S SHELTER - drivers for clients to DVR Orientation meetings; MENTORS for young parents in the CAPA program; TEACHERS of basic cooking & housekeeping, computer skills to residents at Fr Bach Haven (community for previously chronically homeless).
Fr Bach Haven, operational now for 6 months, houses residents in 50 studio and one-bedroom apartments. It’s truly amazing to see the community that has developed among the residents and the staff; they are a family. Skills and events that are everyday happenings for us are sometimes monumental steps for our residents. Some have their first checking account and checks ever; staff and volunteers are helping them to budget and pay bills (often another first). They’re learning how to cook; they’ve even planted...
Catholic Charities has opened a social enterprise retail store, "Furni...more