The House of Mercy Board Serves a Meal at REACH


The House of Mercy’s Board of Directors served dinner to the homeless at REACH on Saturday January 16th. The board along with their spouses cooked a large meal of chicken, salad, veggies, stew, pasta, and desserts. Everyone enjoyed spending time with the people we work so hard to serve.

REACH is a new community formed group that came together to help the House of Mercy serve the chronically homeless. Last winter the House of Mercy opened up and ran Sanctuary Village to help house Rochester’s hardest to place homeless. This year while working hard towards our goal of a new & larger building for the House of Mercy REACH came forward to help. Operating out of an old church rectory on Prince street, REACH set up a temporary shelter for men and women.

If you’re interested in cooking and serving a meal at REACH check their website here for more information on available nights. There is a small kitchen with a refrigerator and microwave but no oven. We found that crock pots work great to keep meals hot for guests.