Welcome to Mary’s Shelter!

Our mission is to provide a transitional, caring, educational, spiritual and supportive housing environment for pregnant women and their babies offering a pathway to self-sufficiency, and a life of dignity and respect.

Since opening in 2010, Mary’s Shelter of the Treasure Coast has helped more than 90 women and 36 healthy babies have been born. Some women stay for the duration of their pregnancy, while others stay for only a few months. All of the mothers assisted have left our shelter as stronger, more independent women.

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Be a Philanthropist for a Day!

Your gift will make a difference in the life of a homeless young mother and her child forever. When you donate during the Great Give 2015 you will be doing your part to save lives two at a time.

A 24-hour online giving event to raise as much funding as possible for local nonprofits! Beginning 5:00 pm on May 5th ending 5:00 pm on May 6th!

For more information, click here.

Help us change the lives of a mother and child forever!

To make a donation to Mary’s Shelter of the Treasure Coast during the GREAT GIVE designated hours, click here or call 1-844-GIVE-DAY.

Your donation will go a long way in helping us save lives two at a time. Every gift will be multiplied with additional dollars from the bonus pool being raised by the Community Foundation. There will also be opportunities for donors and organizations to win cash and prizes throughout the day to keep things fast-paced and exciting. Gifts must be a minimum of $10 and made by credit or debit card. Make your dollar go even further than it would on any other day. We hope you will consider supporting us on May 5-6, and please remember – 24-hours can change our community!


 

 
I began working with Mary's Shelter 2 years ago, assisting with work-readiness skills and facilitating a breastfeeding support group. I was impressed with the dedication, motivation, and gratitude shown to me by both the staff and the residents. Mary's Shelter became very dear to me in a very short time. I continue to keep in contact with the young ladies I have met throughout my relationship with Mary's Shelter, and I will never forget the lessons they have taught me. I have seen homelessness, drug addiction, abuse, and a lack of education turn into a home and family, sobriety, safety, and the pursuit of success. Mary's Shelter fills a great need in our community; replacing desperation with hope and fear with faith. I am blessed to be a part of Mary's Shelter, and to be able to bear witness to the transformation of lives that occurs within its walls. — Jodi Hessing, Program Manager Workforce Solutions Youth Connections
 

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