News & Events

2024 Upcoming Events

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FEB 1 – JUNE 25:       Travelers/Webster Bank Birdies for Charity – your donation will be increased by 15%!
APRIL – JUNE:             Spring Appeal Fund Drive
JUNE 6:                            Job Fair – Sue Ann Shay Place – 76 Pliny St., Hartford   10am – 1pm
JUNE 27:                     Beaumont Lofts Grand Opening – 102 Pliny St., Hartford   2:00 – 3:30pm
JULY 11:                      Christmas in July Donation Event – Sue Ann Shay Place – 76 Pliny St., Hartford   3:30 – 5pm
AUGUST 7:                 Back to School Event for My Sisters Place residents – Sue Ann Shay Place – 5:30 – 6:30pm
AUGUST 25:               Deadline to order DISCOUNTED Early Bird Tickets to Hope & Home Celebration
OCTOBER 25:            Hope & Home Celebration – Bond Ballroom – 6-10pm
NOV – DEC:               Holiday Appeal Fund Drive
DECEMBER 3:            Giving Tuesday

Quarterly Newsletters

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The NEW 24-unit affordable housing Beaumont Lofts are ready for occupancy!

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Learn why our For the Love of Children Youth Program is so important for young ones who have experienced homelessness.

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Winter is the deadliest time to be homeless, but what can be done?

The latest Point-in-Time Counts have shown a 16% increase in homelessness in CT over the past two years.

My Sisters' Place In the News

FOX 61's The Real Story Gets My Sisters' Place's Take on the Big Issues

Watch CEO Kara Capone break down the issues of affordable housing and homelessness in Connecticut.

WTIC 1080 Radio Gets the Scoop on the Real Housing Issues

Read highlights of CEO Kara Capone’s interview with WTIC 1080 AM’s Dave Mager during the CT CAN End Homelessness Legislative News Conference.

WTNH TV 8 covers the CT CAN End Homelessness News Conference

CEO Kara Capone’s tells the poignant truths about homelessness during this special legislative news conference.

Informative Op-Ed in the Hartford Courant Tells the Story of Homelessness Then and Now

Read CEO Kara Capone’s Op-Ed published in the Hartford Courant May 24, 2023


Legislative Testimony from My Sisters' Place's CEO is Featured in the CT Mirror

CEO Kara Capone shares insights into the affordable housing crisis in testimony to the 2024 CT General Assembly.

Groundbreaking for Affordable Housing Units Featured in Hartford Courant

At a time when affordable housing is at an all time low, the news of these new units was welcomed by all….

Vernon Church partners with My Sisters' Place

Several low-income families have been able to find homes thanks to a special partnership between First Congregational Chuch and MSP.

My Sisters' Place Wins State Farm Neighborhood Assist Grant

My Sisters’ Place has been awarded a State Farm Neighborhood Assist® Grant…


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CT Nonprofits Rally at the State Capitol

In April, My Sisters’ Place joined over 1,800 peers from various human service organizations as part of The Alliance:  The Voice of Community Nonprofits rally at the CT State Capitol.  The rally was an effort to get funding support from the state legislature before the end of the legislative session in May.

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Remembering 40 years

Forty years is something special! This  video shown at the 2023 Hope & Home event celebrates the history and present accomplishments of Mercy Housing and Shelter Corporation and My Sisters’ Place…

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Who We Are and What We Do

Hear first hand from some of the individuals who’s lives have been transformed by the work of My Sisters’ Place and Mercy Housing.

Annual Reports

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Forty years ago, Sister Sue Ann Shay, Sister Judy Beaumont and a group of Hartford social workers founded My Sisters’ Place…

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Mercy Housing and Shelter Corporation has seen many changes over the past year…

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