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Summer Cookout

McAuley House held its final cookout of the summer season on Wednesday, bidding farewell to the summer to ring in the fall! Folks lined up to get a taste of Chef MaryEllen's and Kitchen Manager Larry's culinary delights. Volunteers from our...

Fun at Jamestown Community Farm!

Jamestown Community Farm trip was a hit. Sunny blue skies and puffy white clouds set the scene for the wonderous exploration of Jamestown Community Farm. The children started their adventure off at the chicken coop, where they fed the birds a...

Community to Count On

Kamesha, a single young woman, fell on tough financial times after she experienced the unexpected loss of her very close sister, leaving her in a deep depression. She lost her one source of income, causing her to fall behind on her rental...

They Took Our Home!

They Took Our Home!

Shannon and her boyfriend had been guests of McAuley House for about a year before the pandemic hit. Before they were homeless, they were living in an apartment they were struggling to make payments for. They found themselves setting up an...

Gotta Have Sole

Gotta Have Sole

A little girl squealed with delight, “My shoes light up! I never had shoes that did that!” She proceeded to gleefully stomp around and show off the lights. Earlier this week, 78 pairs of brand-new shoes were delivered by Gotta Have Sole, a project...

Gifted with Grace’s Good Graces

Gifted with Grace’s Good Graces

This week, we received a generous donation from our local Representative Grace Diaz, a former guest and long-time friend of Sister Joan. With love in her voice, she told us how McAuley House will always hold a special place in her heart. We are so...

Gordon School Volunteers Lend a Hand

Gordon School Volunteers Lend a Hand

Last week, we had the pleasure of welcoming student volunteers from the Gordon School! The Gordon School's curriculum focuses on social justice to show students how they can create a positive societal impact in their community, even at a young age....

National Rivers Day & Warde-Robe Thrifting!

National Rivers Day & Warde-Robe Thrifting!

The Warde-robe Thrift has been fortunate recently to be highlighted in the Valley Breeze & The Pawtucket Times Newspaper for the work we do in the community. This has helped us enjoy higher visibility in the city and has brought us...

Who Needs Rose-Colored Glasses at the Village?

Who Needs Rose-Colored Glasses at the Village?

At McAuley Village on Sunday, a group of juniors from St. Mary's Academy Bay View helped our children plant a garden of flowers and vegetables. This Mercy garden will provide fresh produce for our residents and become an outdoor classroom for our...

McAuley Village & Sojourner House: A partnership to better the lives of homeless women and children.   Dear Friends of McAuley Village: It cannot be overstated the amount of pride our organization has for the history and mission of our McAuley...

A Message from the Art Program Director

A Message from the Art Program Director

Art gives us the courage to move forward with our lives. The program started as an opportunity for guests of McAuley House to gather together on a weekly basis with a variety of art supplies available to engage in the creative process. Some of us...

A Greeting from Sister Joan

A Greeting from Sister Joan

To our beloved guests, volunteers, and staff at McAuley House, I wish I could find the right words to express how grateful I am for your powerful support and loving energies that are truly helping me heal from the stroke I suffered this past June....

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McAuley Ministries is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and rooted in the ideals of its founder, Catherine McAuley. Our ministries provide the basic needs of food, shelter, clothing, health services, emotional support and guidance, and respect for the most vulnerable in our community through our core values of Hospitality, Compassion, and Dignity.

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