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18 07, 2022

It’s Not Over Sponsorships Available

By |2022-07-18T19:50:25+00:00July 18th, 2022|News|

Is your business or church looking for an opportunity to make a difference this fall? Please consider making a sponsorship gift to support our upcoming fundraiser, “It’s Not Over,” featuring viral sensation Tyler Merritt of The Tyler Merritt Project. Your gift makes this exciting event free to the community, and all proceeds will benefit the [...]

18 07, 2022

ECHO-Chicago Serious Mental Illness Wrap Up

By |2022-07-18T19:11:10+00:00July 18th, 2022|News|

This spring, the Good Samaritan Free Clinic received approval to participate in the Americares ECHO-Chicago Serious Mental Illness Project, a grant-funded workforce development opportunity designed to improve medical care in underserved communities. The Clinic entered this competitive grant process with the hopes of extending staff’s knowledge regarding serious mental illnesses and to receive training in [...]

18 07, 2022

Kitchen and Dining Room Expansion Complete

By |2022-07-19T13:27:52+00:00July 18th, 2022|News|

Talbot House is thrilled to announce that its kitchen and dining room expansion is officially complete! The kitchen’s new walk-in cooler allows Talbot House to accept additional donations of meat, dairy products, and produce. These donations help kitchen staff plan exciting menus and redistribute more food with less waste. New ceilings, flooring, and fixtures also [...]

21 06, 2022

Save the Date: Fundraising Banquet Oct. 13

By |2022-06-21T14:22:02+00:00June 21st, 2022|News|

Talbot House's premier fundraising event will take place Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022 at the Sun 'n Fun Skylight Hangar. The event, "It's Not Over," takes its name from our keynote speaker's address of the same title. We are thrilled to be welcoming Tyler Merritt, a Nashville based actor, author, and comedian, to deliver a powerful [...]

20 06, 2022

Resident Profile

By |2022-06-21T14:39:57+00:00June 20th, 2022|News|

To say that Maryanne* has lived a hard life would be a grave understatement. From an early age she survived terrible abuse, moving from her parents to a foster home to protective custody while learning to depend on alcohol to cope with her situation. Maryanne says she was an alcoholic by the time she was [...]

17 06, 2022

Celebrating Closing Day with Eber

By |2022-06-17T16:35:13+00:00June 17th, 2022|News|

From homeless to homeowner, Eber has seen it all during his time with Talbot House Ministries! We are so proud to share that after years of hard work, Eber became the proud owner of his own condominium last month. A special thanks goes to Mindy Emerson Hunley with Tribute Realty and Sarah Stiegler for working [...]

17 06, 2022

You Can Help! Hurricane Preparedness Needs

By |2022-06-17T16:10:41+00:00June 17th, 2022|News|

It’s officially summer in Florida, which means the threat of extreme storms and even hurricanes looms on the horizon. In 2017, Hurricane Irma passed through Lakeland and Talbot House sheltered over 200 guests! In such cases, when bed capacity is exceeded, Talbot House uses inflatable mattresses and bed mats to continue accepting those seeking shelter [...]

16 05, 2022

Now Hiring! Make A Difference Every Day.

By |2022-05-16T18:32:58+00:00May 16th, 2022|News|

At Talbot House Ministries, the work is real. Your employment experience is challenging, rewarding, and never the same day twice. Together, our staff share hope and tangibly improve the lives of homeless men and women across Polk County. Our team is growing - if you are passionate, skilled, and looking to make a difference, please [...]

16 05, 2022

Called to Lead: Welcome Adam Conrady

By |2022-05-16T17:57:54+00:00May 16th, 2022|News|

This month, the Talbot House Ministries board of directors voted to welcome Adam W. Conrady to its ranks as our newest board member. Adam, Business Development Manager with Atos, is an information technology sales executive with 16 years of experience in the field. In this role, he is focused on the digital transformation of large [...]

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