What keeps you going in times of trouble

In the Lazarus House ESOL class today, I asked the students what keeps them going when life seems full of obstacles.  Here are some of their answers: “My faith in God.” “I remember my goal which is that I want to learn English to get a better job and be a good role model for […]

#Superhero to homeless people

Leo is an amazing kindergartner from Andover. He came in with his mother, wearing a superman shirt and a smile as he handed me a $29.92 check for Lazarus House; his 2nd donation to us! As Leo walked down Hampshire Street to go home, hand in hand with his mom, I called out to him […]

People Under the Bridge: Lawrence MA

Less than 20 miles away from very wealthy neighborhoods is a community of people that live under a bridge. Please watch this 15-minute video movie that focuses on the homelessness & addiction problem in the city of Lawrence, Ma. Shot and directed by Duran Films & Touch of DraMa: Film & DraMatography.

Sharing our Bounty

33rd annual Sharing Our Bounty Friday, November 11, 2016 Andover Country Club In the spirit of Thanksgiving, join us at Sharing Our Bounty and celebrate the many successes of our guests that are made possible by your generosity. Witness first-hand the impact of your support. During the evening, you will witness and hear from one […]

Games 4 Giving at Wamesit Lanes

A fun, outdoor, business networking event hosted by Jeff Morganthaler, Sue Grover, and Jeannie Dunagan. Business Networking event with Hors d'oeuvres and fun games (Bocce Ball, Cornhole Toss, etc.), a powerful TEDx motivational speaker, a free raffle entry for a grand prize, and much more as you mingle near the fire pits and meet new friends and clients!

I proved I was willing to work hard towards my goals.

Everything is easier when you have a home. Nefertiti is a determined young woman with smiling eyes and a contagious giggle. Despite a series of hard knocks, both emotionally and literally, the devoted mom has worked diligently to set herself on a path that will hopefully lead to a nursing degree, a permanent home for her beautiful family, and in due time, college educations for her two sons.

Local farms provide fresh produce for Lazarus House guests

People of low income typically do not have easy access to healthier choices. Mark runs a farm in southern New Hampshire, primarily growing corn on 80 acres. In the summertime, what is not sold at the farm stand, is donated to Lazarus House. It is a sizable, fresh and frequent gift that gets distributed to our guests in the Food Pantry, in the Shelter, and in the Soup Kitchen.