Haven Ministries Beef, Bonfires and Cigars Event Raises $6000 From Live Auction

Haven Ministries new event, “Beef, Bonfires and Cigars,” held recently at the Aspen Institute, Wye River Conference Center in Queenstown offered men a night out to enjoy samplings form local restaurants, caterers, and distilleries in the region. Over 125 people attended the event which benefited Haven Ministries efforts to help sustain its important programs and to move the ministry forward in purchasing property for a housing assistance program.

According to Krista Pettit, executive director for Haven Ministries, “It was an amazing event and we loved partnering with Aspen Institute, our host for the event.  Their staff really cared and made the event perfect! In addition, our live auction event raised $6000.”

Sponsors included Capriotti’s, Krave Catering, Range and Reef, Harris Crab House, Lyons Distillery, Rise Up Coffee, Legal Shield/Joe Alagretti, Island Furniture Studios, Backyard Billies, BMW Annapolis, Salon Atelier, Blackwater Distillery, The Winery, Computer Island, Sportmom Fitness, Mary Kay Cosmetics/Corbie Haas, Bayview Portraits by Cindy Sigmon, Cafe Sado, Lularoe/Katy Donahue, Trades of Hope/Holly Gorham, and Ophiuroidea (The O).

Love shapes the ministry, love transforms people, and hope prevails at Haven Ministries.  Haven Ministries operates a Resource Center at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Centreville, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with job training, educational programming, and case management services.  The Haven Ministries Food Pantry is held on the third Friday monthly at Safe Harbor Presbyterian Church in Stevensville from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  Our Daily Thread Thrift Store is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For further information about Haven Ministries, visit haven-ministries.org or call 410-739-4363.