Each year, members of the HomeTeam, a coalition of organizations who serve the homeless in Erie, PA, participate in the HUD Single Point In Time Count. On 1/26/23, individuals who were staying at shelters in the County were counted. On 1/27/23, members of the HomeTeam went to organizations who provide meals for the homeless in … Continue reading Bombas socks – partnering to help others
Yesterday, over 80 donors, volunteers, Sisters and representatives from nearly 50 organizations, whose mission is to serve our neighbor, gathered for mass, continental breakfast and fellowship. Fr. Jerry Simmons presided and shared his modern and meaningful interpretation of the Sermon on the Mount, confirming for the more than 100 attendees their work in being a … Continue reading Sharing the Pie
For several years, the 7th and 8th grade students at Our Lady of Peace learn about homelessness during the Advent season. In addition to learning about homelessness, the students gather much needed items for St. Patrick’s Haven. This year, under the direction of their teacher, Maria Ehrman, the students collected funds to assist us with … Continue reading Our Lady of Peace Continues to Help St. Patrick’s Haven
St. Patrick’s Haven once again participated in the recent iGiveCatholic campaign. The Catholic Foundation of NW PA selected St. Patrick’s Haven to receive the Unexpected Blessings Prize as a result of our participation. Thank you to Kathy Grisier, the iGiveCatholic team and especially the Catholic Foundation of NW PA. Your Unexpected Blessings donation will be … Continue reading iGiveCatholic gives Unexpected Blessings
Thank you to Pat Bellingham and the ladies of the SVEA Lodge #296 for their recent donation of Kleenex. SVEA is part of the Vasa Order which is a Swedish Heritage Group. The group frequently collects needed items for organizations in our area. Thank you, Pat and SVEA for collecting Kleenex for St. Patrick’s Haven. … Continue reading Another Haven Angel!