Posts Tagged ‘homeless shelters’

A lot of people said you can’t do that… but they did Comments 0

Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Rotorua has the second-highest number of homeless people in New Zealand. Only Auckland has more. In 2017 Tiny Deane decided to do something about it. Everyone told him he wouldn’t be able to. But he was not put off. He and his wife Lynley sold their rental property and remortgaged their family home to establish the Read more

Trust transforming lives of homeless women says ambassador Comments 0

Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Dame Therese Walsh DNZM, who is the Ambassador for the Wellington Homeless Women’s Trust, says she knew she wanted to be involved after seeing how the Trust successfully transforms the lives of homeless women. “I was amazed when I learnt how many homeless women there were in Wellington”. “As a Wellington woman, I was very Read more

US archdiocese pulls shelter funds because of woman priest Comments 0

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Donations have flooded to a US shelter for women and children after an archdiocese withdrew a grant because it didn’t like who was praying there. Debra Meyers, a member of the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests (ARCWR), was invited to lead a Sunday prayer service at Lydia’s House in Ohio on the feast of Read more