MISSION, VALUES, & GOALS

 

MISSION:

The Dorothy Day House of Hospitality and Food Pantry is a loving, Christian community that shelters, nourishes, and empowers people who are homeless and hungry.

WE VALUE:

  • The Christian teachings of love, compassion, humility, and hospitality.
  • The right of all to adequate food and shelter.
  • Honest and fair relationships.
  • Our community partnerships and supporters.
  • Quality, cost effective services through collaboration.
  • Education and advocacy.

GOALS:

  • Provide housing and food to those in need.
  • Educate guests at the shelter and clients at the food pantry on services they may qualify for.
  • Develop positive interactions between guests/clients, staff, and volunteers.
  • Raise awareness and encourage action for social justice in order to change unjust structures and promote peace.
  • Follow a model of continuous improvement for the organization.