Donations go to our monthly operation cost. It costs about $750/month to operate the current shelter. Each time a young woman enters the shelter it costs approximately $500.
We are currently limited by the size of our housing facility, and we are diligently seeking additional housing, where we will be able to provide for more young women.
We also put together Welcome Baskets for every young woman who comes into our shelter, as they usually come with only the clothes they’re wearing. Each basket includes a blanket, small stuffed animal, toiletries, PJ’s, t-shirt, sweatpants, Bible, journal, and writing pens. Once they’re settled in, we go shopping with them for other necessities.
We also accept gift cards to help offset living expenses, for example Wal-Mart, Target, Safeway, and Foodland.