Sunday, January 31, 2021

Our virtual event this year celebrated
10 years of providing a home and hope
to young homeless moms and their children in Palm Beach County.

In addition to a silent auction,
our event included a special guest appearance
by bestselling author, award-winning playwright, and filmmaker
Adriana Trigiani, who offered a unique opportunity for our live auction:
the ability to name a character in her next novel!
What a wonderful way to honor someone in your life!

Adriana Trigiani is the New York Times bestselling author of eighteen books in fiction and nonfiction, which have been published in thirty-eight languages around the world. She is an award-winning playwright, television writer and producer, and filmmaker.

She wrote and directed the film version of her debut novel Big Stone Gap, which was shot entirely on location in her Virginia hometown. Her screen adaptation of Very Valentine debuted on Lifetime television in June 2019. Adriana directed the feature film Then Came You, starring Craig Ferguson and Kathie Lee Gifford, filmed on location in Scotland. The film was released in October 2020, debuting as the #1 Comedy in America.

Adriana is the cofounder of the Origin Project, an in-school writing program that serves more than 1,500 students in Appalachia. Adriana is at work on her next novel for Dutton at Penguin Random House for release in 2021, and a children’s picture book for Viking at Penguin Random House for release in 2021.

Adriana hosts a weekly Facebook Live show every Tuesday evening at 6:00 PM EST featuring guest authors, giveaways and more. Join her on Facebook and Instagram @AdrianaTrigiani. Adriana lives in Greenwich Village with her family.

If you have the means to make a donation to enable us to continue our mission, we would be most grateful. Should you choose to do so, donations can be made online or mailed to 200 W. 20th St., Riviera Beach, FL 33404.

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Faith in Action’s 2nd Annual Interfaith
Affordable Housing Action Workshop

Thank you to all who attended this important virtual event!

Holy Ground strongly supports this important initiative on behalf of our clients, most of whom will need affordable housing once they complete our program. To learn more about the critical lack of affordable housing in Palm Beach County, please take a look at this article on Faith in Action’s first Interfaith Affordable Housing Action Workshop. It highlights the disparity in Palm Beach County between the incomes of those who need affordable housing and the median income level used to set costs for affordable housing.

To get involved in the movement, please visit Faith in Action’s Facebook page.

Join the movement @faithinactionpbc to ensure safe and affordable housing for all!

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A Shower for Shelter
Annual Luncheon and Auction

Please be sure to enjoy the photos of our 2020 luncheon and auction here! All photos © Tracey Benson Photography.

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Great Charity Challenge

Here are our riders competing during their prize-winning run:

Madelyn, Carly, and David —
we are SO proud of you!