Who We Are

About Us

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Our Mission

We are a community of safety and hope where positive relationships, choice, and essential resources transform lives.

Our Guiding Principles

  • We serve women, children, and transgender individuals who are experiencing poverty or homelessness
  • We believe in hope as an important change agent and hold that hope for everyone
  • We believe deeply in the power of community and continue working to develop it
  • Our key values include recognizing individual strengths, building respect and trust, and offering  acceptance unconditionally

In 2015, The Gathering Place:

-Recorded 54,532 visits by adults and 6,539 visits by children
-Provided 60,679 nutritious meals
-Distributed 2,608 toiletry and hygiene bags
-Distributed 19,200 diapers
-Distributed 66,192 pounds of food
-Tutored 82 different GED students
-Received volunteer time that equated to more than 7 full-time staff positions

​Our Vision Statement

Fight indifference. Insist on connectedness. Inspire.

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