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Our mission for 7 years was helping 200+ families, primarily single mothers and children, living in homeless shelter properties. Now, we are helping moms and kids and fosters who have aged out of the program, moving into permanent housing.
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The Art of the Homeless Shelter Makeover. Click photo for full article. #homeless #shelter #makeover www.deservingdecor.org

Deserving Decor and the Art of the Homeless Shelter Makeover

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How Businesses Can Benefit from Nonprofit Partnerships

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Deserving Decor article featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer - Transitional#homeless #shelter #makeover www.deservingdecor.org

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Hidden Homelessness is in your community and the percentage of homelessness is no longer due to mental illness or an addiction. It is affecting college educated and middle class families. Click the picture for the full post. #homeless #shelter #makeover www.deservingdecor.org

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We are frequently asked by prospective volunteers, “What is a homeless shelter makeover?" Click the image for the full post. #homeless #shelter #makeover www.deservingdecor.org

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Using paint, new hardware, and elbow grease. One of our volunteers transformed this small chest from an ugly duckling to a beautiful swan. Visit flea markets, thrift and resale stores for diamonds in the rough and make your own swan. Click the image for full post. #homeless #shelter #makeover www.deservingdecor.org

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The ability to predict and protect oneself from violent behavior is ultimately through our own unique signals of intuition. Click the image for the full post. #homeless #shelter #makeover www.deservingdecor.org

A Woman’s Place – Protection in the Storm of Domestic Violence |

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Realizing we had a large number of donated pillow shams, the idea of creating headboards out of pillow shams popped into my head. Pillowsham Headboards – Flint Cottage Living Examiner.com Click the image for the full post. #homeless #shelter #makeover www.deservingdecor.org

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Being a Single Mom is a Tough Job ~ Imagine...Click the image for the full post. #homeless #shelter #makeover www.deservingdecor.org

Being a Single Mom is a Tough Job ~ Imagine it while being homeless

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Donating Used Furnishings – A Cascade of Benefits When you donate good used home furnishings to homeless shelters or other charities, you are helping (1) yourself, (2) your community, (3) the environment, (4) the charity and (5) its clients. Click the image for the full blog post. #homeless #shelter #makeover www.deservingdecor.org

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