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Alternative Giving

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Warm scarves and seasonal sweaters are great gifts for your loved ones, but why not give them a gift that will make them feel warm from the inside out…

Thanksgiving Food Drive

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Each year, many struggling families look to Carpenter’s Shelter for help during the holidays. Our shelter residents are served a wonderful Thanksgiv…

Updated In-Kind Donations Policy

We have made some changes to our In-Kind Donation Policy. These updates are to ensure we are stewarding donations to the best of our ability as well…

You’ve made our April!

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Wow! You made Spring2ACTion and our 14th annual Cook-Off successful events once again! Thank you for supporting Carpenter's Shelter. In just one week,…

Spring2ACTion: What if we all gave on one day?

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Imagine that you are homeless and have struggled for many years to find stability and a place that gives you some feeling of permanence. Carpenter's S…

Top 5 Things You Learn During a Blizzard

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Whether you called it Jonas or #Snowzilla, this past weekend’s storm packed a punch! Amid it, we found out a few things that happen at Carpenter’s…

Share-A-Haircut Day

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You know that feeling you have when you have a new haircut? Yeah, we do too. For many of our residents who are job searching, a fresh haircut can give…

Community Partner Spotlight- Dr. Jessica Hill

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It’s nice to have talented friends. Carpenter’s Shelter is fortunate to have many, including Dr. Jessica Hill of Alexandria Family Dental.Dr. Hill…

New Law Makes Donating Even Easier!

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Last Friday, Congress made charitable giving even sweeter. The PATH Act, now permanent law, allows individuals age 70 ½ or older to transfer up to $1…

Alternative Giving

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Warm scarves and seasonal sweaters are great gifts for your loved ones, but why not give them a gift that will make them feel warm from the inside out…

Scottish Christmas Walk Parade

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Represent Carpenter’s Shelter and welcome Santa to town by walking in the Scottish Christmas Walk Parade on Saturday, December 5th. The parade will …

Eat at Overwood. End Homelessness.

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You can support homeless individuals and families in our community by simply going out for lunch or dinner. For the entire month of November, when you…