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McKayla & Jason

April 7, 2016 McKayla, 18, and Jason, 20, were married in the backyard field of the shelter, with staff among the two dozen guests. McKayla, Jason, and their 2-year-old daughter Hailee just moved into an apartment found for them by their caseworker Brian. Jason: We’ve been together four years. Met at a school dance. McKayla: […]

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FAB Fest
On: Nov 4, 2015
By: Ev Donnelly

On October 17th, 2015, the Knox County Homeless Coalition joined forces with Cafe Miranda for the 1st Annual Food and Beverage Festival. The block was shut down for music, food and kid activities. The event was well attended and we’re hoping to have even more people attend next year to enjoy Cafe Miranda pizza, oysters […]

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Apple Picking
On: Nov 3, 2015
By: Ev Donnelly

Apple picking at Hardy’s Farm in Hope turned out to be a great success!! Our van drove up to Hope along with 2 other car loads of kids and adults to pick apples. The day was cold, clear and crisp. Some of our families that had recently moved into their own homes were able to […]

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Moving
On: Sep 9, 2015
By: Ev Donnelly

One of our mom’s recently moved to Brunswick with her daughter. She and her daughter are dearly missed, but at the same time we are thrilled that they have their own home after working with us for 18 months. It’s unfortunate that she’s had to move such a distance. There is an affordable housing crisis […]

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Lobster Boat Trip Donated
On: Jul 21, 2015
By: Ev Donnelly

A beautiful day on the water was donated to a group of 27 people + the “Dawg.” We learned all about the gender of lobsters, the size of a keeper and why throwing the undersized ones overboard is so important.  We are ever so grateful to our donors and the community at large!!

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Yard Sale
On: Jun 10, 2015
By: Ev Donnelly

We had great success at our lawn sale last Saturday and Sunday. We were able to raise $500 that will go towards activities and birthdays for the children. Thanks to everyone that stopped by and purchased, donated money and just expressed an interest in what we do. We have a great community!!!

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A Day at the Park
On: Jun 2, 2015
By: Ev Donnelly

A great Saturday was had last week with the kids. We went to a freezing cold baseball game, the park and out to Wasses’ for hot dogs. Bring on summer!!

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HI to Claire
On: May 18, 2015
By: Ev Donnelly

On Friday, May 15th we sent off 50 balloons into the sky to remember our beloved Claire. We all sent her a note that I’m sure she’ll read. Claire was the first resident at the newly opened Hospitality House. She was loved by all and is missed by everyone she encountered.

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Kids’ Room Finished
On: May 8, 2015
By: Ev Donnelly

After a long winter of sanding, sculpting and painting, the kids’ hang out room is finally finished. Artist, Kris Dube has created a beautiful space for the kids to play, read and do arts and crafts.

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