SNAPSHOTS OF LIFE ON the STREETS of lynn
Nonprofit hones in on homelessness through survey
April 20, 2016 | Media Release
On Sunday, April 17 more than 80 teens and parents from the North Shore volunteered their time to perform a complete interior and exterior makeover of Lynn Shelter Association’s (LSA) Bridge House family shelter program located at 24 Baker Street in Lynn. Bridge House is home to 14 adults and 15 children who are experiencing homelessness and one of three family shelters that fall under the LSA umbrella of services. Students from North Shore Teen Initiative based in Marblehead, led by Program Manager, Sophie Katzman planned the day of service for several weeks coordinating all resources and building supplies.
NEW PRESIDENT OF LSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
From our executive director, Marjorie St Paul: I would like to welcome Alison Brookes, M.D. as the new President of our Board of Directors. Alison has been an active board member for several years and a volunteer for over 15 years, sharing her time and energy with the agency in so many ways.
LYNN SHELTER ASSOCIATION AWARDED $100,000 FROM THE CUMMINGS FOUNDATION
Lynn Shelter Association has been selected as one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program. The Lynn-based organization was chosen from more than 350 applicants during a very competitive review process.