Sharing our bread with the hungry, sheltering the oppressed and the homeless, clothing the naked when you see them, and not turning your back on your own.       – Isaiah 58:7

Holy Ground was designated a 2015 Extraordinary Charity by:EC Logo

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Why we so strongly believe in Holy Ground Shelter’s long-term, independent living model:

This 5-minute video depicts a theory of change from the Frontiers of Innovation community for achieving breakthrough outcomes for vulnerable children and families. It describes the need to focus on building the capabilities of caregivers and strengthening the communities that together form the environment of relationships essential to children’s lifelong learning, health, and behavior.

theory-of-change video logo for web

Read more about our program…click here!

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 Holy Ground’s 2nd Annual Family Picnic (Sept. 12, 2015)

To view all the photos from this event, click here .




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Barb and Angela - Humana Award









Holy Ground Board Treasurer and Volunteer Extraordinaire, Barbara Richardson (on left) was awarded the Humana Good Neighbor Award at the Area Agency on Aging Prime Time Awards Breakfast Celebrating Senior Volunteers on May 21, 2015.    This award is presented to a currently active senior volunteer who has distinguished him/herself through exceptional volunteer efforts and outreach to others in the community.  Congratulations Barbara!

To read Holy Ground Shelter’ staff person, Angela Wing-Allen’s nomination of Barbara for this award, click here.

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Jan - Head shotHoly Ground Shelter’s Board President, Jan Kranich, is recognized for her extraordinary work with homeless, pregnant young mothers and their children.   Congratulation Jan!

To read Jan’s commendation from U.S. Congressman Alcee L. Hastings, click here.

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Holy Ground’s 2015 Luncheon and Auction

To view photo’s click here.

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PayPalDonateNow1Or make check payable and mail to:

Holy Ground Shelter for Homeless, Inc.
200 W. 20th Street
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

Another great way to support our work!


teddy_bears-537As some of you may know, Holy Ground Shelter has, almost since its inception, been raising funds for our work with homeless, pregnant and parenting teen and young adult women and their children from donations made for our fabulous bears that were once homeless but since rescued and restored…much like our young families! 

For a preview of some of the wonderful little creatures we have available thanks to our dedicated “Bear Lady” Linda Kramer, click here

To purchase a bear, call Holy Ground’s office at 561-355-5040.

Requested Donations: 

Small bears – $5.00;  Medium bears – $10.00

Large bears – $15.00;  X-Large bears – $20.00

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Holy Ground is a member of the Homeless and Housing Alliance of Palm Beach County.


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Heartfelt gratitude to all of our supporters who are so generously supporting our work.  We are especially grateful to the following individuals, foundations and charities:

And heartfelt gratitude, as well, to our  partners in providing our clients with the best possible services:

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