Boonville, MO — Harvest House, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has recently been awarded a grant by the Caterpillar Foundation for the cost of providing 150 free bed-nights with meals to individuals and families staying at the local shelter.
Harvest House first opened in 1990 with the purpose of providing basic needs to the homeless including food, shelter, clothing and counseling. Each client is provided a bedroom and access to a communal restroom, kitchen and living room. Laundry facilities are also available to clients. They emphasize self-help, employment, encouragement, counseling and budgeting to facilitate economic independence. Services are free and open to men, women and families without regard to handicap, color, age, gender, race, religion, sexual preference or national origin.
"This is a community support project that was elected by our facility's Community Outreach Committee because of the important work they do for our local community. I am very happy and honored to have presented this donation to the Harvest House team on behalf of Caterpillar Boonville," said Facility Manager Steve Peters.
Caterpillar Inc. supports the philanthropic efforts of the Caterpillar Foundation. Founded in 1952, the Caterpillar Foundation has contributed more than $550 million to help make sustainable progress possible around the world by providing program support in the areas of environmental sustainability, access to education and basic human needs.
You can read more about the Harvest House ministry at: www.harvesthouseshelter.org.