Friday, September 11, 2015

CHALLENGE #29 - 2015

Mobile, Alabama


“Peace On Earth Begins At Home”

Tonie Ann Torrans describes Penelope House as “Fort Knox” with the electronic fence lined with barbed wire. A second fence will not open until visitors are cleared through a call box.Penelope House was founded in 1979 by the “Daughters of Penelope” and was Alabama's first shelter for battered women and their children. Women are accepted into the shelter if they are in imminent danger. They are asked to arrive with a police escort and and then assigned a room and provided with food, clothing and hygiene supplies. If women arriving at the shelter require immediate medical attention, they are seen at the on-site medical clinic.

For Penelope House, we will need:

  40 women - DONE
    3 men - DONE
    5 teen boys - DONE
    7 preteen girls - DONE
    7 preteen boys - DONE
    7 youth girls - DONE
    7 youth boys - DONE
    7 toddler girls - DONE
    7 toddler boys - DONE
    7 booties for boys and girls - DONE
100 washcloths - DONE

Mailing Deadline: October 12, 2015

Send to:
Tonie Ann Torrans
P.O. Box 9127
Mobile, Alabama 36691

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Rachel, Judy, and Lynne

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