The 2018 Recipient of proceeds from the First Sentence Anthologies is Mary’s Shelter in Reading, PA.
Mary’s Shelter provides residential and non-residential services for pregnant women and women with newborns who are in need of a supportive environment because of a lack of suitable housing or favorable family relationships. While caring for women in need, Mary’s Shelter prepares mothers with newborns for independent living and a vision of hope for the future.
Mary’s Shelter is a nondenominational, non-profit organization that relies on the financial support of individuals, organizations, churches and businesses. In addition, the Shelter hosts two fundraising events and conducts an annual appeal. The organization continues to seek additional funding through grants, foundations, trusts and donations of appreciated stock.
Mary’s Shelter is registered with the Bureau of Charitable Organizations. All contributions to Mary’s Shelter are tax-deductible according to IRS guidelines for 501 (c)(3) organizations.
For more information on charitable contribution, contact Chris at 610-603-8010.