Congratulations to John Minges, who won this Mazda 3 through our 2014 fundraising event!

We would like to send our congratulations to Mr. John Minges, winner of the 2015 Mazda 3 during our 2014 fundraising event! We also would like to extend a very special thank you to the staff of Brown & Wood, Inc. They were exceptionally helpful as a partner with this fundraising event. Why Our Fundraising Events Are Important Thanks to everyone who supported us in this event. Events like these make it possible for us to keep up with the major day-to-day activities we provide communi...
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Volunteers make our shelter

Volunteers from local organizations help us do everything from moving furniture to landscaping to serving our residents. For more information on how to help us out, visit our volunteer page. Below are upcoming events at the shelter: Our biggest need at this time is for help with our breakfast program. We are looking for individuals who can help cook breakfast and can supervise several residents during the cleanup process. We are also looking for individuals that can help with th...
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Thanks for the donations, community Santa!

The Shelter would like to thank our community for their most generous gifts during the past holiday season. Your generosity has touched the lives of those in need. Your outpouring of time, effort, donations, volunteering, and well wishes are greatly appreciated. It warms our hearts to know our community will come together to help those in need.
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Open Door Ministries and volunteering for homeless shelters during the holidays

Volunteering for homeless shelters during the holidays can help spread holiday cheer to those in need. During the holiday season, it is easy to forget those unlucky individuals who will have no loved ones to share their meals with, or perhaps who won't have the means of getting a meal at all. We'd thus like to take a moment to thank Open Door Ministries for volunteering to bring christmas cheer into our Shelter. The Shelter welcomed children from Open Door Ministries and enjoyed hearin...
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Two high school students use their passion for leadership to fight homelessness

A volunteer helps fight homelessness by providing service in the form of cleaning and painting.
In order to help fight homelessness, the dynamic duo of Madison Donnewirth and Chandler Rouse, two students from South Central High School, decided to select the Greenville Community Shelter as a partner for a leadership class they were taking. Chandler and Madison planned and carried out a golf tournament at the Ayden Golf and Country Club. With a little help from family and friends they met with the club, found sponsors for each hole and directed this fundraiser. In addition to the golf...
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Your donations helped us build a new shelter

We've added a huge addition thanks to your generous donations! To help us continue to offer shelter to our homeless residents, please visit our donate page. Our new building features: 110 beds (up from 78) 4 family rooms with private bath and private common area Lockers that will accommodate laptops, cell phones, and personal items that the residents can lock and each one will have outlets to charge their devices A walk-in refrigerator and freezer Energy-efficient insulatio...
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The reality of homelessness: Homelessness facts

This very moving video highlights the reality of homelessness and how homelessness facts affect all of us. We would like to thank Ron Kemp for all of his help in making this video for us. Our residents deal with many problems brought about by being homeless. The three major issues are: lack of transportation available jobs that are available for their skill level access to affordable and safe housing Add to that the potential of a criminal record and you have a mountain to clim...
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Opening for new support program

We have an opening for the Project Stable Solutions, Permanent Supportive Housing Program.  The opening is for a single adult, only.  To qualify, individuals Must Be   Literally Homeless or Fleeing a Domestic Violence Situation Have a Disability Have Income Willing to Comply with PSS Program Rules/Regulation Willing to Meet with the Case Manager, Bi-Weekly Willing to Complete Goals According to Service Plan Residents are met Bi-Weekly, to provide emotional and so...
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