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  • Writer's pictureJim Strawn

Tis The Season of Giving & Good Cheer for All

The following is a note from our Executive Director, John Thompson and our Board Chair, Dotsy Klei.

Dear Neighbors,

We are proud of our service to veterans and extremely pleased with our 2019. Our employees, volunteers and leadership strive daily to help rebuild and restore lives of men and Veterans experiencing homelessness.

During this season of goodwill, we are asking you to consider making a monetary donation to our organization. Your contribution allows us to continue our mission by temporarily housing, counseling and feeding the people we serve. IN addition, we assist each individual with establishing personal goals, finding employment, and obtaining safe and stable permanent housing.

Any amount you can donate, will allow us to continue our programs and will be much appreciated.

We have Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP) Tax Credits available. In order to receive these tax credits a minimum donation of $500 is required and you will receive a tax credit of 50% of your total donation. (Example, if you donate $ 500, you will receive a tax credit for $ 250 applicable to your 2019 West Virginia state tax bill.) The tax credits are limited and will be claimed quickly.

Our programs.

Giltinan Center Men’s Emergency Shelter opened in 1981. This 60-bed facility for adult men 18 years of age and older. We supply housing and one meal per day 365 days a year.

Twins Cities Center opened in 2003 and offers 16 beds to serve both men and women. Twin Cities Center provides permanent supportive housing to individuals who have experienced long periods of homelessness and have persistent mental illness or mental disability. We supply housing and three meals a day.

Liberty Center Coming Home Project: This project offers 4 beds to those with co-occurring mental health and substance misuse disorders. We provide case management services to assist each individual successfully achieve re-entry into the community upon parole.

Leon Sullivan Veterans Transitional Living Facility & RSLWC Veterans Service Center were created in 2005, offering transitional living and service center to support the needs of homeless Veterans. The transitional living facility offers 12 beds in transitional housing to male Veterans. Each receives case management services designed to assist him in receiving needed services to attain self-sufficiency.

Please help us to fulfill our mission and assist our fellow man, when life becomes overwhelming.


John Thompson, Executive Director 304-414-0109

Dotsy Klei, Board Chair

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