Chance Meeting Answers Prayer

Ron Schneider finds happiness in a Lazarus House classroom in Lawrence holding a screwdriver and repairing sewing machines. Schneider plays a key role in the commitment by Lazarus House that every graduate of its sewing training program receives a sewing machine.  Schneider, a retired tax accountant, is among those responsible for that gift. “As a […]

Teens Spur Volunteer Effort to Feed Those in Need

On a Saturday night days before Christmas, Lazarus House volunteer Paula McKenna is standing in the kitchen of a North Andover home effortlessly managing a group of animated teens who are cracking eggs, shredding loaves of bread and full of questions about the recipe they are trying to follow. Less than an hour later, the […]

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.

Oracle volunteers at Lazarus House

On this beautiful June day we are pleased to welcome and thank 29 wonderful volunteers from Oracle in Burlington. They are volunteering today as a team to take on some projects around our Lazarus House locations. We appreciate YOU and THANK YOU for all YOU do for our guests!