The Berks County Intermediate Unit hosted an event Thursday focused on those affected and what can be done to help kids who don't have a stable living situation.
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Bollman Hat Company handed out free hats at Mary's Shelter in Reading.
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Within the next couple weeks, the shelter will be opening a new wing housing 10 homeless or runaway teens, ages 14 to 17.
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Proceeds from “Little Things” will be donated to Mary’s Shelter in Reading, PA.
The mission of Mary’s Shelter: “Mary’s Shelter provides residential and non-residential services for pregnant women and women with newborns who are in need of a supportive environment because of a lack of suitable housing or favorable family relationships. While caring for women in need, Mary’s Shelter prepares mothers with newborns for independent living and a vision of hope for the future.”
AND – Mary’s Shelter is currently in a Match Campaign. So, your financial support and celebration will go further!
AND… Mary’s Shelter also has a Wish List for babies and moms, so we’ll have a “Gift Box” at the door, as well.
Little Things is…
|Thanks to the supporters of Mary's Shelter All of the kids went home with brand new toys and 4 lucky kids won the bikes!|
The newsletter features an Agency Spotlight article about Mary's Shelter.
“If we are going to err – we will err on the side of compassion”…of all the things that we discussed when I interviewed the executive staff at Mary’s Shelter – this is what stood out the most.