Strengthening Our Community
Friends Association helps homeless or near homeless families stabilize their lives and find or maintain permanent housing. For an impoverished family, an unexpected expense or a decrease in income can result in eviction and homelessness.
Through Emergency Family Shelter, Homeless Prevention Programs and our newest program Outreach to Homeless Families we address the needs of a wide range of families, from those who have become homeless to those who only need rental assistance for a limited time. More
We are so thankful for the support from our
West Chester Charity Ball 2018
Valerie and Craig Jester
Jacob and Pamela Singer
Lauren and David Aurillo
Tom and Mary Cooke
Catherine and Ken Friedman
Beth and Jim Gasho
Carol and Joe Herron
Lisa and Tim Seifert
Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce
2014 Community Service Award
Our families and staff describe what we do
Give the gift of security
to a family
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- Giant or Acme gift cards for food
- Kmart or Walmart gift cards for clothing and other necessities
- NEW bed pillows
- Rite Aid cards for formula, diapers, medications (Rite Aid is walking distance from the shelter)
- New twin size bed sheets, blankets, and bedspreads
- New kitchen and bath linens
- Paper products: paper towels, toilet paper, and napkins
- Personal care items: shampoo, toothpaste, etc.
- And for fun . . . movie gift cards