12 May 2008
SEEKING ANNAPOLIS HOMELESS SHELTER DONATIONS
Junior League furnishing renovated Willow House for Homeless Women
Annapolis, MD [May 12, 2008] – Junior League of Annapolis, Inc., (JLA) invites the public to support the JLA partnership with Willow House, a newly renovated home in Annapolis that will provide shelter, programs and support for a rotating population of four homeless women so they can become self sufficient and able to contribute to our community. JLA has created a gift registry at Kmart http://www.Kmart.com under First name: Willow, Last name: House, so anyone can contribute and help set up the house to prepare it for the new residents.
Willow House is part of the transitional housing program at the Light House Shelter. For nearly two decades the Light House has been helping homeless citizens of Anne Arundel County by providing emergency shelter, transitional housing, eviction prevention and financial support services. Of those helped at the Light House, 75% leave empowered with a place to live, an income and the ability to lead self-sufficient lives. The Light House – A Homeless Prevention and Support Center, is in need of financial gifts, donated services and select items. For more information on how you, your family, work or community group can help, and for information about Willow House please contact Marilyn Baker, Development and Communication Director, at 410-349-5056 or baker@AnnapolisLightHouse.org.
For more information on Junior League of Annapolis, Inc., please contact the JLA office directly at 410.224.8984 or visit our Web site at www.jlannapolis.org.
About The Junior League of Annapolis, Inc.
The Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. It reaches out to all women of any race, religion or national origin who express an interest in and a commitment to voluntarism. The Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. is part of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. For more information about the JLA, please visit http://www.jlannapolis.org.