The 9th annual No Room at the Inn exhibit at Church of the Redeemer in Mechanicsville raised $33,187. In the nine years since the Nativities exhibit has been held, Redeemer is close to raising $150,000 to benefit local homeless neighbors and in Lascahobus, Haiti, where the parish supports a mission.
Safe Harbor in Hanover County will have funds for 10 weeks of full shelter/support for families or help families move from the shelter to independent living.
Mechanicsville Churches Emergency Functions, an ecumenical group, will have $8,000 to help prevent homelessness in Mechanicsville by helping with rent and utilities.
Funds will be provided for Haitian crews to build three concrete and cinderblock homes with latrines in Haiti.