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15 02, 2022

Construction Update

By |2022-02-15T14:00:23+00:00February 15th, 2022|News|

Construction is underway at Talbot House Ministries! In the fall, we began our kitchen and dining room renovation. This expansion will allow us to serve our community with greater efficiency. According to the United Way of Central Florida, “In Polk County, 95,800 individuals, 15% of the population, are unsure they will have enough food to [...]

15 02, 2022

Resident Profile: Janet

By |2022-02-15T13:31:08+00:00February 15th, 2022|News|

Due to deteriorating health conditions, Janet could no longer work. She faced eviction, her family wasn’t talking to her, and she didn’t know where she was going to go. During a visit to the Good Samaritan Free Clinic, she learned about Talbot House Ministries and the help available to her. “I wasn’t living; I was [...]

11 01, 2022

Share Your Feedback

By |2022-01-11T14:09:21+00:00January 11th, 2022|News|

Happy New Year! Thank you for your support throughout the past year. As we continue navigating the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on our community, your donations, volunteer hours, and social media support have made it possible for us to successfully serve those in our community who need us most. As we move into 2022, [...]

11 01, 2022

Christmas Miracles

By |2022-01-11T14:08:41+00:00January 11th, 2022|News|

For those experiencing homelessness, the holidays can be extra challenging. A season that is meant for hope, joy, and peace can instead bring pain, uncertainty, and fear. But thanks to you, our Christmas was full of miracles. Thanks to generous donations from our community, we were able to provide Christmas gifts for over 30 families. [...]

11 01, 2022

A New Board President

By |2022-01-13T13:13:30+00:00January 11th, 2022|News|

At the end of 2021, Jim Lobinsky concluded his term as President of the Talbot House Ministries Executive Board, a position he held since 2019. However, his history of service stretches back nearly 20 years and has made a world of difference during that time. Talbot House Ministries has benefitted greatly from Jim’s ability to [...]

15 12, 2021

Give Hope This Christmas

By |2021-12-15T18:20:14+00:00December 15th, 2021|News|

As a young woman in an unstable living situation, Adrienne suffered domestic violence and struggled with learning disabilities that made it difficult for her to live independently. At Talbot House Ministries, she found a community that empowered her to forge a new path toward success, safety, and independence. This Christmas, we ask you to give [...]

15 12, 2021

Pardon Our Dust

By |2021-12-15T18:19:54+00:00December 15th, 2021|News|

Early this year, the Polk County Board of County Commissioners approved a $900,000 grant for Talbot House to complete a kitchen and dining room expansion. This project will make it possible for us to feed more people with greater efficiency and accommodate social distancing as necessary. We currently serve about 300 meals a day between [...]

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