2012: A Look Back

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

A 2012 Success Story

2012 was an incredible and hope-filled year of growth at St. Lawrence Place. We wanted to say thank you for being a part of it, and share with you some accomplishments that your support helped make possible.
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When our Worlds Collide

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

When you work for a non-profit, you live it.  And so does your family.

They really are great friends, even though Michael’s not smiling in this pic!

My boys know and love St. Lawrence Place. They do school projects on the organization, ask for donations instead of birthday presents, and volunteer with friends to make lunches for the children’s program.  Sometimes I wonder what’s going on in those heads as they walk around campus as though they (or their mama) run the place…and then it hits you in the oddest moment. That’s the moment when your two worlds collide.
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A Success Story and A Cake

Posted by: Ashley Harp

Dominica has been a resident at St. Lawrence Place since February 2012.  She is approaching the one year mark and has been making great progress towards her goals.  One of Dominica’s major goals was to earn a certificate from Midlands Technical College’s cake decorating program.
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Child Homelessness in SC

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

According to the 2010 report by The National Center on Family Homelessness, America’s Youngest Outcasts, South Carolina ranks 48th out of 50 for “Risk of Child Homelessness.” (1=Best, 50=Worst)
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SLP Book Club: A Piece of Cake

Posted by: RJames

The holiday season is known for many things, snow, family, gifts but even more- all the delicious, sweet desserts we enjoy! This season, St. Lawrence Place residents were able to sink their teeth into an extraordinary Piece of Cake.  This was no ordinary cake, this cake is a novel written by Cupcake Brown, an author whose raw accounts of her life and how she overcame trials with triumph is an inspiration to all.
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A Call to Action and a Success Story

Posted by: Lila Anna Sauls

“It was important to me that my children stay in the same good school, so I knew I had to have the courage to fight for them…just like I had to find the courage to come to St. Lawrence Place.”

–Jennifer, current St. Lawrence Place resident
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