The Voice of Lewis

My name is Lewis!  I am a 46-year-old male from Owensboro, Kentucky. I am single with two daughters, and I am the youngest of three siblings. I am blessed to be a grandfather-to-be to a little boy. I am currently in remission from lymphoma cancer and a person in long-term recovery from substance use. Since…

Jeff: ‘I may be homeless, but I have a lot of goals’

“My name is Jeff. I am a 61-year-old male from Owensboro, Kentucky. “I am living at St. Benedict’s because I became homeless. “I am currently divorced and have three grown children. The greatest moment of my life was when my children were born. “One thing about me that I want people to know is I…

Leon: ‘I have a kind heart’

“I am a 39-year-old black male from Owensboro, Kentucky. I am divorced from a five-year marriage and have four children. “I am a brother to two wonderful sisters and work a full-time job. I have become homeless because I put the care of my children above myself. “Even though I haven’t been in my children’s…

Sam: ‘I really don’t know where I would be … without St. Benedict’s Shelter!’

“My name is Sam. I am a 57-year-old male from Owensboro, Kentucky. I am currently divorced but a father to a beautiful daughter and grandfather to five grandchildren. “I’m currently seeking employment, with several prospects but nothing promising. “I am also an addict of substance use, which resulted in my divorce and a contributing factor…

Chris: ‘I am truly blessed to be here … ‘

Visitors and guests see and hear many things when they open the door at St. Benedict’s men’s shelter. Those sights and sounds differ with each visit, but one message prevails.  Our facility is filled with love, compassion, dignity, integrity, and unity.  Showing care and concern for those who are the most vulnerable among us are…

Announcements!

Winter Season is setting in and our needs are increasing! If you have the ability to contribute, share, or pray for our needs, please do. Our needs are as follows: Milk Cereal Coffee Socks Hats Gloves Towels Sheets Wash Cloths Cleaning Products Bed Sponsors Upcoming Events, Save The Dates! Annual Golf Scramble June 22, 2019…

#givingtuesday

This #givingtuesday we hope that you remember those without homes, warm beds, food, and companionship! St. Benedict’s works to ensure the most vulnerable among us — those without homes — are remembered and taken care of. Your funds, donations, and other forms of support are appreciated and are used to maximize the services provided to…

Sponsor a bed

St. Benedict’s Shelter is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization devoted to making a difference in the community. We provide the highest quality programs that benefit our clients. We do this through our Bed Sponsorship Program. Widespread community support is vital at St. Benedict’s because 90% of the nonprofit’s revenue comes from donations. We ask you to…