Beth-El Center homeless shelter and soup kitchen in Milford received a $31,250 donation from the proceeds of the 8th Annual Milford Trick or Trot 5K Run/Walk fundraiser held on October 26, 2019. Event organizers and sponsors Harlow, Adams & Friedman, P.C. and Sikorsky Credit Union presented the donation to the Center’s Executive Director Jenn Paradis.
"We continue to be overwhelmed by the support of Sikorsky Credit Union and Harlow, Adams and Friedman P.C.,” says Paradis. “As community leaders, they have taken on the work of organizing and sponsoring the Trick or Trot 5K event to benefit the Beth-El Center’s programs and services which are critical to ensuring that we can continue to meet the needs of the vulnerable people in our community."
The donation from this year’s Trick or Trot event marks the largest gift given and the fourth year of increased funds raised.
The substantial donation will support Beth-El Center’s continuum of services to meet the basic needs of those experiencing homelessness and food insecurity in the community.
About Beth-El Center
The Beth-El Center’s mission is to extend dignity and respect to all individuals and families while connecting them to housing, food and services within their communities. The Center provides shelter, outreach and case management services which provide support and assistance for achieving self-sufficiency. The Center’s soup kitchen offer hot meals to community members in need and feeds up to eighty persons daily. The Beth-El Center is located at 90 New Haven Avenue in Milford. Visit www.bethelmilford.org for more information.