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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

MT. PLEASANT CHRISTIAN CHURCH OFFERS MATCHING GIFT TO MEN'S WARMING SHELTER

BEDFORD - DECEMBER 14, 2022 - Mt Pleasant Christian Church is offering a matching gift donation of up to $30,000.


That means every dollar you donate December 2022-March 31st, 2023, will be doubled up to $30,000.



Donations can be made on our website www.bedfordmenswarmingshelter.org or mailed to Men's Warming Shelter, PO Box 430, Bedford IN 47421, or stop by in person some night!


" We are so excited and unending grateful to Mt Pleasant Christian Church for their generosity and support! #DoubleYourDonation at the #menswarmingshelter," said Heather Flynn Director of Men's Warming Shelter.


The goal of the " Men's Warming Shelter" is not only to give them a place to stay but find ways to support those who are homeless. This is to help them; find jobs, housing, and counseling dealing with the issues that might brought them to homelessness.



Heather Flynn, Director of the Men's Warming Shelter shared the goal of having a facility that is open year-round, and able to meet the needs of the men in one place.



The current facility made improvements to the building which include kitchen facilities, showers, and more private sleeping areas.



The First Baptist Church in Bedford was used over the last year, to provide a place for them to shower and other hygiene needs before going on their way during the day. Now, with the current upgrades over the last year this phase of the project is now complete.


The goal is to raise $515,000 for the project:


  • Building Loans - $124,000

  • Plumbing and Bathrooms - $80,300

  • HVAC - $80,000

  • Drywall - Studs- Painting - $74,000

  • Electrical / Security - $53,950

  • Doors/Hardware - $20,150

  • Floor Coating - $14,150

  • Appliances & Cabinets - $20,000

  • Concrete/Earthwork/Fence - $10,250

  • Demolition and Dump Fees - $13,650

  • Permits/Rentals/Engineer/Supervision; $24,000

  • Total Costs - $515,000

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