A note from Craig & Mary

Dear friends, Fall is in full swing and we are as busy as ever with recent additions of our first Executive Director and Resident Success Manager. Both of these positions are already enriching the lives of the individuals we serve. Looking ahead, we embark on our third season of hosting an overnight Winter Warming Station in the Queen City. Last winter over 4 months we served 542 individuals for 7023 nights of sheltering. We also placed dozens into long term treatment options. This operation requires a skilled crew who will facilitate a safe, warm and compassionate environment for individuals who visit us after sunset seeking shelter in our Cafe outreach.

On our second floor we have finished construction of our 18th room in our very warm residential living space. These rooms allow us to provide no cost barrier living options where people can have time to rebuild, restore and regain independence. The ministry continues to be a beacon of hope in Manchester! God is good. We cherish our partnerships with organizations offering access to mental health care, drug treatment, medicated assisted therapy, detox programs and no-cost health coverage. We welcome you to stop by anytime for a look!

In every season, we look forward to working with you. With temperatures dropping and our crowds increasing we are open for longer periods of time, we serve more and use a huge amount of food, coffee, and supplies to those seeking shelter. We know that our current success and status would not be possible without the kindness shown by our supporters. In this season of giving and good tidings, please continue this journey with us.

This first issue of “The Table” will give you a snapshot of who we serve, how we do it, why we need to continue growing our services, and how you can help (read it online). Can’t donate monetarily or with an in-kind donation? We still seek your prayers- the faces we see are younger and younger these days. Without prayer, we’d cease to be Jesus’ hands and feet. Thank you for reading this newsletter and learning with us as we grow. The work we do would mean little if not for those who fight alongside us.

– 1269 Cafe Ministries

Join us at our 4th Annual Golf Tournament

18 for the Twelve - For the Benefit of 1269 Café Ministries

18 for the Twelve Golf Tournament

Stonebridge Country Club | Monday, June 17, 2024

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join us as a sponsor and/or golfer for our 4th Annual “18 for The Twelve” Golf Tournament for the Benefit of 1269 Café Ministries. There are plenty of ways to show your support at this fantastic event that brings so many wonderful people together.

Sponsorships and golfer registration now open!

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