About Shalom

Shalom Community Center  is the only safe, daytime resource center in Monroe County for people who are living in poverty and experiencing its ultimate expressions: hunger, homelessness, and a lack of access to basic life necessities.

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Our Mission, Vision, Values, & History

The mission of the Shalom Community Center is to aid and empower people experiencing homelessness and poverty. Read more about our vision, values, and history…

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Make an Impact

In the battle against hunger, homelessness, and poverty, there are many ways YOU can make an impact by supporting the work of the Shalom Community Center, including financial giftsvolunteering, and donating much needed items.

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Money matters when fighting homelessness and poverty!

Recent Blog Posts

Adopt-a-Bed Matching Campaign

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Send a Message of Love to Counter the Hate

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Should You Give Money to People Who Are Panhandling?

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