Mercyhurst University students, Alison and Elizabeth Bakowski recently coordinated a collection and made Blessing Bags for New Year’s Eve for our guests at St. Patrick’s Haven. The students included several items our guests use on a regular basis such as socks, snacks, individual sized toiletries, etc. Thank you Mercyhurst students for helping make the holiday … Continue reading Ringing in the New Year
Each year, the students at Our Lady of Peace School spend Advent learning about various nonprofits throughout the area. Each grade then collects items for their nonprofit. Once again, St. Patrick’s Haven was the recipient of this very special Advent project. Under the direction of OLP teacher, Maria Ehrman, students in grades 7-8 learned about … Continue reading Our Lady of Peace remembers St. Patrick’s Haven at Christmas
Margo Keefer loves to knit and once again this year knitted slippers for our guests at St. Patrick’s Haven. The slippers were part of the Blessings bags given to each guest on Christmas Eve. Receiving their pair of handmade slippers from Margo has become a Christmas tradition at St. Patrick’s Haven and means that Margo … Continue reading Christmas Slippers
The managers at Saint Mary’s Home of Erie chose St. Patrick’s Haven as the recipient of their group Christmas donation this year. St. Mary’s Home Executive Director, Allen Bonace, presented Betsy Wiest of St. Patrick’s Haven with a check for $1,000! Thank you, St. Mary’s Home managers, for helping us provide support for the homeless … Continue reading St. Mary’s Home – Christmas Angels!
A HUGE THANK YOU goes out this week to the residents of Springhill Retirement Center who donated cleaning supplies for St. Patrick’s Haven. Their generosity is a tremendous help to us. As you know, keeping things cleaner than usual right now is absolutely necessary in helping to stop the spread of COVID. Our cleaning crew … Continue reading Springhill residents continue to help