News & Events

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Support 'Soups for Compassion' Fundraiser for Beth-El

Bobette's Take Out in Milford will be hosting a 'Soups for Compassion' fundraiser for the Beth-El Center on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 11am-4pm. Proceeds from their soup sales will benefit the Beth-El Center homeless shelter and soup kitchen on New Haven Avenue in Milford. [ more ]


Our Deepest Appreciation for a Great Trick or Trot 5K

Exceptional crowd . . . great costumes . . . fantastic weather . . . best ever!!

On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff, and especially the clients at the Beth-El Center, I would like to thank all who participated in the Trick or Trot 5K Run/Walk that was held on Saturday, October 28th in Milford. Funds raised will assist us in to continue the progress that has been made throughout the region and the state in ending chronic homelessness and to continue to provide needed outreach and food services as in the greater Milford area. [ more ]


Local Volunteers Work on Beautification Project at Beth-El Center

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, over twenty people including members of the Milford and Orange Lions Club and local volunteers from CT Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield participated in a one-day beautification project at the Beth-El Center. [ more ]


Beth-El Center Fall 2017 Newsletter

Fall Preparation for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is almost upon us! This time of year can be a difficult time to live with food insecurity. Your generous donations impact hundreds of our Milford neighbors in need. The generosity of our friends and community members is incredible and we appreciate all that you do and give to help our clients. [ more ]


Beth-El Center Receives $4,350 in Funding from the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal

On Monday, September 18, 2017 the Beth-El Center homeless shelter and soup kitchen in Milford received a check in the amount of $4,350 from the Archbishop's Annual Appeal through its Vicariate Outreach Program [ more ]


New Staff Members Join Beth-El Center

We are very excited to welcome the following new employees to our team! Their collective and individual experience and backgrounds are great assets as we continue to work on the goal of ending homelessness and hunger. [ more ]


Norma F. Pfriem Foundation Gives $25,000 to Beth-El Center

The Beth-El Center in Milford has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Norma F. Pfriem Foundation. The grant will support the Center's efforts to transition its residents to permanent housing. [ more ]


Platt Tech Students Receive Mayor's Youth Awards

Platt Technical High School students were recognized at the 29th Annual Mayor's Youth Award on May 4th at City Hall. [ more ]


Beth El Spring 2017 Newsletter

Beth El Center Celebrates its Volunteers!

This newsletter issue is dedicated to the hundreds of volunteers, past and present, without whom Beth-El Center could not operate. On a daily basis, dozens of volunteers show up at Beth-El Center to support our mission to alleviate homelessness and hunger in the Milford area. [ more ]


Beth-El Center Winter 2017 Newsletter

Beth-El Winter News, Events, Community and more!

Thank you so much for your extremely generous response to the Beth-El Center's Annual Appeal. Your kind contribution will help us meet the growing demand of people in need. Because of your generosity, we can continue to provide assistance to individuals and families in our community whose needs include sustainable housing, food, employment and stability. Our programs and intensified case management services help people move from homelessness to independent and productive lives. [ more ]


State Rep. Kim Rose Visits Beth-El Center

State Representative Kim Rose announced that she toured the Beth-El Center facility and met with Toni Dolan, Executive Director of the Beth-El Center to learn more about the services they provide to residents in Milford and to explore ways the state can support the center's goals. [ more ]


Gov. Malloy Announces that Connecticut is First State in America to End Chronic Veteran Homelessness

We are very excited to hear the most recent news shared by Governor Malloy and proud that Connecticut is the first state in the nation to have ended chronic homelessness among veterans. We are honored to serve the veterans who utilize our Emergency Shelter and Soup Kitchen services and we continue to support the veterans we serve by providing them, in partnership with Veterans Administration, the assistance and support necessary to attain permanent housing, employment and stability.


Call 2-1-1! A New Way to Serve Those in Need of Housing and Shelter

Connecticut's Coordinated Entry guidelines now require that anyone seeking emergency shelter and housing go through the state's 2-1-1 system. Just dial 2-1-1, Select option 3 and then option 1.more ]





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