Housing for homeless pregnant women called ‘beautiful work of compassion’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez on Aug. 19 described a new residence in the city for homeless pregnant women and their children as a “beautiful work of compassion and care for our most vulnerable neighbors.” He took part in the blessing of Harvest Home’s new Pico Home. “It is with…

Martina McBride’s charity helps local organization

Fans of country singer Martina McBride are working together to help a local group this week. In conjunction with McBride’s concert engagement at the LaPorte County Fair on Friday, members of Team Music is Love, the singer’s charity initiative, will be on hand to prepare some of McBride’s favorite dishes for a women’s shelter in…

Oprah Winfrey stuns charity with $1 million pledge

Oprah Winfrey stunned the crowd gathered at the annual luncheon for the N Street Village, a Washington-based charity benefiting homeless women, with one of her patented “you get a caaaaar!” moments. Winfrey pledges $1 million to a Washington-based charity benefiting homeless women. Winfrey, who was the keynote speaker at the Ritz-Carlton event Thursday, picked up…