December 21st is not only the longest night of the year, but is also the 30th annual Homeless Persons Memorial Day. A memorial service was held for those individuals experiencing homelessness in Erie County who had died during the past year. Erie Mayor, Joseph Schember, spoke at the service as well as several other community … Continue reading Homeless Persons Memorial
Holly Taccone and Jim Burns of Burns Manufacturing in Erie, a company which provides custom products for architects, contractors and building owners, recently coordinated a collection of items frequently used by the guests at St. Patrick’s Haven. Their employees donated coffee supplies, winter hats, socks, snacks and puzzle books. Thank you, Burns Manufacturing, for being … Continue reading Burns Mfg. helps the Haven
Mary Ellen Brown, an Associate with the Sisters of St. Joseph, is this week’s Haven Angel. Mary Ellen was concerned about our guests having a hot cup of coffee when they enter the Haven in the evening so she donated coffee and creamer. Thank you, Mary Ellen, for helping our guests warm up after a … Continue reading Another Haven Angel
Thank you St. Joseph Church Prayer Shawl Ministry and the Yarn Enthusiasts Guild at Gannon University for the beautiful, warm, handmade scarves for the men at St. Patrick’s Haven. What a treat for our guests to receive something handmade with prayer. Thank you for being the latest Haven Angels!
Ken Norfolk of Lighthouse Insurance in Erie, PA recently donated boxes of coffee, creamer and sugar for the men at St. Patrick’s Haven. The coffee pot is always on at the Haven so our guests can warm themselves with a hot beverage when they come in from a cold day on the streets. Thanks, Ken … Continue reading Lighthouse Insurance – A Light of Hope