Mercy House is a non-profit organization founded in 1988 by Father Jerome T. Karcher. In the last 12 months, Mercy House has helped nearly 600 individuals remain in their homes, served nearly 2,000 people at access centers, aided more than 3,600 in emergency shelter programs, transitioned more than 190 people out of temporary shelters, and facilitated permanent housing for over 400. Donate directly!
Precious Lamb Preschool is a non-profit organization committed to providing children and families facing homelessness with free, Christ-centered education and care. The preschool serves families living in shelters or transitional programs who have experienced domestic violence, crisis pregnancy, substance abuse and homelessness.
At no cost to the family, children ages three to five benefit from a full day, developmentally appropriate preschool program while parents participate in their rehabilitation, job training and educational programs. Precious Lamb maintains a unique 1:4 teacher/child ratio in order to give the children the consistency they need and opportunities for healing and growth. Hands-on learning activities help the children gain the knowledge and skills needed to feel confident and succeed, helping them grow emotionally, mentally, spiritually, physically and socially.
News Release: 2.19.2013 New Children’s Books Donated by No More Poverty Help Precious Lambs Learn to Read