NORTH C STREET STORIES

FEATURE Story:

GETTING MORE THAN ONE GIVES, MEET MARYHOUSE VOLUNTEER BECKIE

Meet Beckie, Maryhouse Volunteer since 2014 who expresses her luck to have met the incredible women of the program. What compelled you to volunteer at Maryhouse? I retired in 2014 and for a year I just enjoyed doing fun things like meeting with friends for walks, meeting for lunch and dinner and going to the theatre and spending more time ...
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Stories ARCHIVE:

With these experiences I have felt every emotion possible.

September 21, 2016 |

Cyndi, Former Maryhouse Director [2011 – 2016] Today is my last day at Maryhouse. I first came here in 2008 as a volunteer and then…

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"Well, I like drinking coffee here…"

September 21, 2016 |

  “Katt we’re capturing stories about North C Street, is there a story you would like to share?” She adjusted her cross-legged position & took…

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5 O'clock on North C Street

September 19, 2016 |

5 o’clock on North C Street is very different from what one might imagine. It’s so quiet, a quiet that is not familiar to this…

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Harnessing Hope

September 14, 2016 |

  “Okay ladies! Here we go, it’s that time.” “Ohhhhh maaaaaaaan! Again? Alright, alright.” Ladies who’ve made themselves at home on benches throughout our back…

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Maryhouse Welcomes, Kaylee!

September 14, 2016 |

I received the warmest welcome on my first day at Maryhouseand Loaves & Fishes. The entire tour of the campus (more like a university) took…

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"mail check please"

September 12, 2016 |

  On most days at Maryhouse, my daily tasks consist of your usual front desk activities – answering phone calls, welcoming and informing new guests…

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BINGO glimmers

September 9, 2016 |

“Biiiiiiiingo! Ladies, I am here for BINGOOOOO!” Rosemary, our dedicated volunteer, glides through the lobby singing that it’s time for the weekly BINGO game. Today,…

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Sometimes, even the most difficult moments in this work call for a good laugh

September 9, 2016 |

I heard our front door swing open and I heard her voice before I even saw who it was. I smiled and said aloud to…

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She maintains beauty.

September 7, 2016 |

She can often be found darting from one end of campus to another, carrying a pot of dirt or a sickly flower that needs a…

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"Hey now, it's always good to be seen!"

September 6, 2016 |

  “Good morning, how are you?” “I’m blessed. Very blessed.” More often than not this is the response from our women as they enter our…

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