CHR's Charity of the Month: Rosie's Place

Posted on: Friday, January 3, 2014 - 2:27pm

CHR's Charity of the Month: Rosie's PlaceCHR's charity for the month of January is Rosie's Place, a sanctuary for poor and homeless women that offers emergency and long-term assistance to women who have nowhere else to turn.

 

Founded in 1974, Rosie's Place welcomes each guest with respect and unconditional love. Rosie's Place accept no government funds and relies solely on committed volunteers and private supporters to accomplish its effective and innovative work. Over the years, Rosie's Place has evolved from providing meals and shelter to providing permanent solutions through advocacy, education, and affordable housing. Thanks to generous donations, 86 cents of every dollar raised goes directly to services for women and their children.

 

You can learn more about Rosie's Place on rosiesplace.org. Remember, Rosie's Place remains independent from city funding because of the generosity of individuals like you.