- Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 2014 18:30
A ribbon cutting was recently held for the Mantle House Mission, located at 132 S. Water Street, West Newton. The Mantle House Mission is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide a loving home environment for homeless or near-homeless young adults, ages 18 to 24.
|Pictured are (l-r): Mary Esther Antal (GRC VP); Katelyn King (Senator Toomey's Office); Cathy Yurkovich (GRC); State Representative Ted Harhai; Marci Elsbury (Director, Mantle House Mission); Susan Jones; Joni Kelley and Lisa Sierra (Board of Directors, Mantle House Mission).|
The Mantle House Mission assists these young adults with independent living skills, provides resources for them, serves as an advocate and provides mentoring to help meet their physical, behavior and spiritual needs. Entrance in to the Mantle House Mission is temporary and transitional.
Mantle House Mission also operates a resale thrift store at the corner of Vine and S. Water Street that is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Donations are accepted and can be brought to the store during business hours. Volunteers are needed to assist the Mantle House Mission in a variety of ways. For more information, call 724-872-7119.