SLP Fall/Winter Newsletter

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

Take a look at our Fall/Winter 2014 newsletter!

SLP Fall/Winter Newsletter


Inside you’ll read an article about SLP by Salley McAden McInerney, a former State Newspaper columnist, as well as an article from Trinity Housing Corporation Board Chair, Walker McKay, expressing why he gives to St. Lawrence Place.

You’ll also read a really informative interview with Dona Anderson, Director of Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness (ICPH) in NYC.

And don’t forget to Save the Dates for Sip for St. Lawrence Place on December 10th & the Race for the Place 5K on February 21, 2015.


Our Very Own Community Builder at SLP!

Posted by: RJames


Because of her awesome work in founding and continuing to serve our adult book club, Lila Anna Sauls and I decided to nominate Tamara King as a “Community Builder,” a program sponsored by a partnership between WIS TV and Mungo Homes.

Hispanic Culture at SLP

Posted by: Rachel Gunter


On July 21, 2014, SLP families were introduced to a literacy of a different culture. Not only were they introduced to the Spanish language, but they were immersed in Hispanic culture.


Learning a New Way to Save

Posted by: Tyra Jefferson

On August 4, 2014, SLP families were introduced to a new way of saving money: Extreme Couponing Classes!

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Ready. Set. Go.

Posted by: RJames

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(beginning from bottom left): 1. SLP Teen with Rushondra James and Gerald Davis (SLP Staff) attending a “College Life” workshop 2. SLP Volunteer Book Club Leader, Tamara King along with Dr. Daniel Black, Author “A Perfect Peace,” as he visited our residents 3. USC Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Dawn Staley distributing sneakers to all school-aged residents, 4. SLP Residents participating in our book club, 5. SLP Teens Enjoying Pizza while participating in Teen Life Skills.

Football season is back, it’s getting darker earlier and our morning temperatures are lowering, I guess it’s safe to say fall is in the air!  Which means we are gearing up for new programming with our Adults and Teens at SLP!


Square Pegs & Round Holes: Our New “Lunch & Learn” at SLP

Posted by: Lila Anna Sauls

Years ago, through a special grant from the Central Carolina Community Foundation, we were able to work with Moss Blachman, an expert in homelessness, capacity building and strategic planning.  Moss spent months working with our staff and board, teaching us how to make our organization stronger so we could better serve our homeless families.