House of Peace turns into house of financial instability during pandemic
Sister Lesley Sacouman, executive director of Holy Names House of Peace, is photographed in the living room of its Edmonton Avenue facility in Winnipeg on Wed., April 29, 2020. Kevin King/Winnipeg Sun/Postmedia Network
I wanted to share a story with you from Winnipeg Sun:
The Holy Names House of Peace in Winnipeg has been helping women get a new start for the past 16 years, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, their financial house is under new pressure.
Holy Names House of Peace, a not-for-profit organization founded in 2004, is an intercultural, life affirming refuge in the heart of Winnipeg that welcomes all. This life affirming community provides a safe home for newcomer women in transition.
The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary are educators dedicated to empowering impoverished and marginalised persons. Active on three continents, their work focuses mainly on: refugees and migrants, human trafficking and access to clean water.