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EUMA Media Coverage



EUMA receives $100,000 grant from Erie Women's Fund to maintain Journey Home program and support additional housing units.

EUMA purchases and moves to new headquarters at 728 W 9th Street as the organization grows to address the need to end homelessness in NWPA.

EUMA's CEO, Kurt Crays, shares important information about EUMA Seasonal Overflow Shelter, Our Neighbors' Place. Season 12 begins November 15th 2023.

Hear from EUMA Our Neighbors' Place volunteer Susannah Faulkner, Erie Downtown Partnership's David Tamulonius, and EUMA's Erika DePalma about the importance of resources for the homeless.

Celebrating Erie Gives 2023 with EUMA at El Amigos with a leaderboard watch party. Thanks to over 400 donors, EUMA raised more than $139,000 and surpassed the goal of $135,000!

EUMA hosts the 24th Annual Ride for the Refuge to raise funds for the Refuge Emergency Shelter for families and children.

EUMA's Liberty House Transitional Shelter received a donation of 480lbs of coffee from Wesleyville Legion Riders 571.

Bethel Baptist Church and Bethel Christian School donated boxes of non-perishable food to EUMA's Shelter programs before the Thanksgiving holiday!

Romolo Chocolates donates over 60 chocolate bunnies to EUMA clients who are celebrating Easter in EUMA programs while facing homelessness. Hear from Tony Stefanelli (Romolo Chocolates) and Erika DePalma (EUMA).

Our Impact This Year

  • Adults and children sheltered


  • Bed nights provided by Our Neighbors' Place


  • Veterans exiting to permanent housing


  • People rapidly re-housed


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