Carpenter’s Shelter

Carpenter’s Shelter supports the homeless to achieve sustainable independence through shelter, guidance, education, and advocacy. Carpenter’s Shelter is located in Alexandria and serves more than 1,000 homeless and formerly homeless children and adults each year.

St. Mary volunteers make and serve dinner at the shelter once a month. A sign-up sheet to help with the meals can be found on the table at the back of the church. Our volunteers also encourage parishioners to make donations to the food collection boxes (also in the back of church) to help re-stock the shelter’s pantry.


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