Catherine's House Booth
at Catawba River Antique Mall
Thanks to Emory and CJ Vandiver of Catawba River Antique Mall (pictured below) you can shop for antiques and support Catherine’s House at the same time. Emory and CJ donated booth space to Catherine’s House. Proceeds from the booth’s sales will be donated back to the ministry.
Call 704-825-2383 and ask for Laurel to donate antiques specifically for the Catherine’s House booth.
Catherine’s House thanks
Emory and CJ for their support!
Catherine's House serves women and children facing homelessness due to a variety of circumstances such as: domestic violence, unemployment or underemployment, the shortage of affordable housing, unexpected tragedies, and lack of a support network. Catherine's House provides services tailored to the individual needs of each resident. Learn more about our services offered here.
Save the Date
- Saturday, August 22nd - Between 2 Rivers Music Festival benefitting Catherine's House
- Friday, August 28th - Friday Night Live 50/50 Raffle benefitting Catherine's House
- Thursday, December 10th - 2015 Car Raffle Drawing
Our most needed items include:
See other needed items here.
New Face of Homelessness
by Volunteer Hazel C. Stewart
After retiring from 32 years of public service with the Federal Government, I was bored out of my wits. My neighbor suggested that I volunteer at Catherine’s House. Living in New York City for most of my life, my view of the homeless was somewhat stereotypical. I frequently saw homeless people in subways or on the streets, often with substance abuse problems. I heard that medical/psychological facilities were randomly discharging occupants who had no resources. I was told and believed that many of these displaced individuals would rather live on the streets than in substandard shelters. It is at Catherine’s House where my views began to change, and a greater sense of gratitude for God’s blessings became present in my life.
First I met resident Miranda, a statuesque and striking woman with sandy blond hair whose appearance reminded me of the wealthy women that lived on Fifth Avenue. Miranda was down to earth with a warm sense of humor, and enjoyed working in the gardens at Catherine’s House. She became a resident after her husband left her for another woman. Within months at Catherine’s House, she was hired by a major retailer and found permanent housing.
Read the whole story here.