Seeking a Home of our Own for Christmas

Carter Crockett

We are excited to be raising funds to BUY the house we have been renting.  The good news is that generous supporters have committed over 65% of the $55,000 we are seeking to offer as a down payment by December 31st. We are encouraged, because if the campaign succeeds, we will be saving expenses (lower mortgage vs. […]

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Amirah Safe Home Renovation: Bethany’s Story

Jenna Kepich

“These projects take time, but it’s the build-up of time you commit that eventually leads to the result.”  Bethany, a volunteer who also resided at the house as it was being transformed, used her passions for home design and women’s ministry to help repair and revitalize Amirah’s safe home. Her path to Amirah began several […]

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Amirah Safe Home Renovation: Margaret’s Story

Jenna Kepich

Knowing Amirah’s residents are enjoying the spaces she helped create is what brings Margaret joy. “I believe art is healing,” she says. “It’s one way God heals people, truly.” While many of Amirah’s room sponsors worked on individual rooms of the safe home, some volunteers, like Margaret, oversaw several areas. Inspired and encouraged by her […]

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July 2014 Newsletter

Sarah

July Update What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like. – St. Augustine Dear […]

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Amirah Safe Home Renovation: Teresa’s Story

Jenna Kepich

“She was like a second mother, as well as an older sister. I hope the women get infected with the spirit of my sister to do things that aren’t expected and are against the culture. I hope they are able to be brave, like her.” Teresa, an elementary school teacher in Danvers, MA, used inspiration […]

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Amirah Safe Home Renovation: Katrina’s Story

Jenna Kepich

This post is part of our blog series to highlight the amazing work of our many volunteers who give of their time, talents, and resources to the home – both the physical structure and to the residents within. This is Katrina’s story…   A talented student living in Boston’s North Shore area, Katrina was one of Amirah’s many […]

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The Safe Home Yard Transformation: Cheryl’s Story

Jenna Kepich

This post is part of our blog series to highlight the amazing work of our many volunteers who give of their time, talents, and resources to the home – both the physical structure and to the residents within. This is Cheryl’s story… “There was so much energy last summer from so many people who wanted […]

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Amirah Safe Home Renovation: Ted’s Story

Jenna Kepich

This post is the first in a series to highlight the amazing work of our many volunteers who give of their time, talents, and resources to the home – both the physical structure and now the residents within. This is Ted’s story…. Pieces of the Amirah safe house that were broken or tattered have become […]

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Brokenness

Sarah

The author, Kristy, wrote this after attending a training led by one of Amirah’s board members and after she read Girls Like Us. As you can see – she has been working with female survivors here in Boston for some time, and is now working with the boys. “Get your heart rate up, ladies! Over-the […]

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Ways you can support the women at Amirah!

Sarah

Tell your friends about Amirah – like our Facebook page, read (or write for) our blog! Help our residents connect to Women’s ministry opportunities and other women’s gatherings. Facilitate an activity inside/outside the home. Facilitate an outdoor activity. Help to organize different parts of the home. Join our gardening crew this Spring! Providing rides to/from […]

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