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“For the body is not one member, but many.” 1 Corinthians 12:14 Being part of a community means you can rely on your neighbors to support you in your time of need. When many people in the community are struggling, it takes a collective effort to obtain the resources needed to provide aid.  To better…

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kitchen workers preparing meals

After a tumultuous year, it seems that the COVID-19 vaccination has reignited our hope of reaching the other side of this virus. However, there have been many lasting effects from the pandemic, most notably an increase in the number of individuals and families in need of assistance. As a nonprofit organization serving those most at-risk…

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“In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ Acts 20:35 It’s that time of year again when the weather begins to warm and we begin to clean…

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ub cel bag handout

At Hearts, outreach continues on well after the holidays are over, especially since the winter months and cold weather are still upon us. Hearts for the Homeless provides warm clothing and accessories to those in need both onboard the Hearts Mobile Soup Kitchen and in the Hearts Thrift Store. Since the start of 2020, there…

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ub cel bag handout

God has made it abundantly clear that He has called us all to lead lives of service. As Christians, it is imperative that we offer dignified service to all those we reach. Dignified service implies that we honor the dignity and value of each person we serve. Not only do we extend this kind of…

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Community members picking up groceries from Hearts Harvest Food Pantry

With the holidays upon us and COVID still lurking, Hearts for the Homeless is determined to carry out our outreach programs and special holiday events.  Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have maintained our outreach programs consistently. The Mobile Soup Kitchen and the Hearts Food Pantry have been operating without interruption as we made…

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brand new outerwear for winter donations

Temperatures in Western New York begin to drop in October, with the rare surprise of a below-freezing night before November is even here. Worse are the nights through the winter months, in which the average daily temperature is below 40 degrees Fahrenheit, and the dangerous nights of January below 20 degrees. The freezing weather is…

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man receiving socks with his food at the mobile soup kitchen downtown

As we transition into Fall and the first frosts sneak up on Western New York, we start to think more about shelter and protection from the elements for our homeless residents. However, we have to consider the impact of accessibility to hot meals for poor and homeless people year-round. At Hearts for the Homeless, we…

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Here at Hearts For The Homeless, so much of what we are able to do for our community is centered around our beloved Thrift Shop. Located on Tonawanda Street in Buffalo, Hearts Thrift Shop is located in an impoverished area where residents are less likely to have access to transportation or the funds to shop…

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clients in line for food at the downtown library

Matthew 22:36-40 (NIV) 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment.  39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’…

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