|CHRISTIAN CARE RECEIVES GRANT - TJX Supports Christian Care|
|News Releases - Not-for-Profit News|
|Written by Ann Ring|
|Friday, 25 January 2013 15:33|
Rock Island – Christian Care is pleased to announce that it has received a grant
from The TJX Companies, Inc. and The TJX Foundation, Inc. to help support the Quad
City’s emergency and transitional housing needs. TJX is the leading off-price retailer
of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, ranking No. 125 in the most
recent Fortune 500.
“We were thrilled to learn the good news from The TJX Companies and The TJX
Foundation,” said Dr. Elaine Winter, Christian Care’s Executive Director. “Their generous
support will help us provide food and shelter for the hundreds of men, women and
children who will come through our doors this year.”
Christian Care is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization operating two facilities—a domestic
violence shelter for women and children and a rescue mission for homeless men. It
serves homeless individuals, victims of domestic violence, veterans, men and women
coming out of prison, and those with mental illnesses.
Christian Care's community meal site is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on
weekdays Monday through Friday, and for breakfast and dinner on Saturday and
Sunday. Breakfast is served at 6:30 a.m., lunch at 12:15 p.m., and dinner at 6:30 p.m.
If you know of someone in need, call Christian Care’s crisis hotline any hour of the day
at (309) 788-2273 or visit online at christiancareqc.org.
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