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Beth-El Center Spring 2018 Newsletter

Beth-El Client Story: Veteran Faces Personal Loss, Illness and Homelessness Head On

Check out our Spring newsletter to read about one of our recent shelter residents who overcame homelessness, a recap of our Spring Gala (with photos), Center personnel news, a note from our new Executive Director and much more. [ 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 ]

CJ's Charity Challenge Collects Donations for Beth-El Center

Donations of non-perishable food or hygiene products collected for CJ's Charity Challenge during the week of July 1st will support the Beth-El Center!

Join the Challenge to get fit and help local #Milford charities too! [ more ]

Beth-El Center Winter 2018 Newsletter

Beth-El Client Story:  A Homeless Veteran Restarts Her Life

In our Winter newsletter issue, we're proud to tell you about some recent successes in our housing outcomes and in our clients' lives. Learn about compassionate members of our community, including local elementary students, who are doing meaningful things to help our residents and soup kitchen patrons. [ more ]

Norma F. Pfriem Foundation Gives $2,500 to Beth-El Center to Support Resident Children

The Beth-El Center homeless shelter and soup kitchen in Milford has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Norma F. Pfriem Foundation. The grant is for the specific benefit of the children living at the Center and will be used to purchase age appropriate birthday and holiday gifts for them. [ more ]

Beth-El Center Resident Holiday Party

In late December. the Beth-El Center residents celebrated the holidays with a party that included delicious food, presents and a visit from Santa Claus!  [ 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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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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