Betsy Williams, an Associate with the Sisters of St. Joseph, purchases items frequently used at St. Patrick’s Haven when she shops. She recently donated a box of coffee supplies, snacks and socks. All of these items are especially welcome by our guests after spending a cold day on the streets. Thank you Betsy for your … Continue reading Betsy Williams – a new Haven Angel
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!