• Sincere Thanks to Cornerstone Financial, a local company offering Investment, Financial, Insurance and Tax Planning Services in and around Chambersburg.  Cornerstone's generous donation will provide resources and supplies for our homeless and at risk students and their families.  THANK YOU Cornerstone!

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  • Homeless Matters Coalition Featured in CASD Newsletter!

    ". . .While homelessness is often thought of as a uniquely urban issue, there are students and families in Chambersburg who struggle to maintain housing and are in desperate need of assistance.

    The Homeless Matters Coalition, a partnership between the Chambersburg Area School District and local agencies and organizations, seeks to provide much needed support to students in the Chambersburg area that are facing increasingly dire circumstances. . . 

    “We are very thankful for the community members that have given hours of volunteer time over the years,” said Carroll. “We are also very grateful for the donations received throughout this generous community and the local businesses that support our cause.”

    The coalition is seeking help from organizations and individuals that wish to provide hope to families in need. Food donations may be delivered to the CASD administration offices at 435 Stanley Avenue, Chambersburg, PA, 17201. Tax deductible monetary donations may also be sent to the administration offices and made out to: Homeless Matters, Attn: Kris Carroll."

    For more information on the Homeless Matter Coalition, please visit them on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/chambersburghomelessmatters/"

    Read the full article here

  • A shout out to our anonymous donor.  A very generous community member has donated $7,500.00 to the Homeless Matters Coalition.  THANK YOU! And Happy Holidays!

  • Big Oak Cafe Fundraiser December 10-15, 2018.

    Thanks to all who participated in this fundraiser!  Stay tuned for more opportunities to help out!

     

  • Thank you to all who participated in the National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week November 12 - 16, 2018. 

    We are still accepting monetary donations. You can mail donations to Homeless Matters c/o CASD Pupil Services Department, 435 Stanley Ave, Chambersburg PA 17201. 

    Homeless Matters is a 501(c)3 organization. Please include a note if you would like a receipt for tax purposes.

     

  • The Homeless Matters Coalition consists of local community members and organizations that have made it their goal to ensure that resources such as housing permanency, food, and clothing are being provided to students and their families who qualify as homeless in the Chambersburg Area School District (CASD).  The community project is dedicated to providing CASD students and their families a safe and welcoming resource to ease some of the burdens that homeless students experience and give them the opportunity to be successful in their academic endeavors even in the face of such personal hardship.

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    Like us on FaceBook facebook logo @chambersburghomelessmatters

  • Stay tuned for more information about these upcoming events:

    Fundraising:

    Coming Soon . . . Butcher Shoppe

     

     

  • Chambersburg Cold Weather Shelter is requesting the following items:

    Dryer Sheets; Laundry Detergent; Coffee; Creamer; Lysol Spray; Boots; Gloves; Underwear (Womens and Mens boxers); Heavy Socks; Thermal Underwear and Blankets. 

    They have received all the clothing, hats and scarves they can use for now.

    Donations can be dropped off at the Shelter: 195 W. Loudon Street, Chambersburg.

    Thank you for all your kind donations,

    Craig Newcomer

    Shelter Manager

    (717)830-3487

     

    http://chambersburgcoldweatherdropinshelter.org/

     

  • Kris Carroll, President

    Jacqui Wolfe, Vice President

    Board Member Agencies:

    Maranatha Ministry.Inc.

    YMCA

    Salvation Army

    United Way

    UCCA