News

Executive Director Ellen Allen with Jennifer Ho, Senior Advisor to the White House on housing. Allen served on a White House panel February 11 to discuss health care and housing. Covenant House is a community assister and helps enroll people into health care and administers several housing programs.

In January Ellen Allen was contacted by the White House and asked to visit our nation’s capitol to speak to a panel to discuss  health care enrollment as a strategy to reduce homelessness.  She was invited by Senior Policy Advisor to the White House, Jennifer Ho.  The panel included the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Secretary, US Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Over 100 people attended from all across the country.  Covenant House was the only local grass roots non-profit invited.  Covenant House was acknowledged for our advocacy efforts in housing and health care enrollment.

 

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Needs

Going to the grocery store or department store and wondering what you could pick up for Covenant House?

Food Pantry is always in need:

  • Pasta & sauce
  • Canned or Dry Milk
  • Peanut butter
  • Nutritious cereal
  • Supplement drinks (ensure, etc.)
  • Soups
  • Beans
  • Toilet paper
  • Kleenex

Clothing Closet is always in need:

  • Underwear (men, women and children – all sizes)
  • Socks (men, women and children)

Drop In Center is always in need:

  • Diapers
  • Female products
  • Kleenex
  • Toothpaste & toothbrushes
  • Razors
  • Deodorant
  • Plastic grocery bags

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Events

Please join us for a wonderful show put on by the Charleston Gay Men’s Chorale on
September 19, 2014 at 5:30 PM in the Great Hall of the WV Culture Center.
Light hors d’oeuvres will be served following the concert.

Proceeds from the concert will be shared with Covenant House, which we will allocate
our portion to purchase Ensure for our HOPWA program participants
and the Charleston Gay Men’s Chorale.

Purchase your ticket now for $25.00

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