Going Full Throttle Into A Slower Gear

Living the rock-and-roll lifestyle is a dream for many. Mike lived it. Born to a musically inclined mother and a father who had an entrepreneurial spirit, Mike was a combination of both personalities. In the 1980s, Mike was a full-time guitarist for Dirty Mary, a...

Re:Creation Room Helps Clients Start Anew

When clients come to Opportunity House, they are in survival mode.  Looking at Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, they need shelter and then a sense of safety.  Until those needs are met, they are often unable to focus on any other need or goal. The Re:Creation room...

Patrick’s Story of Homelessness

It was a normal day for Patrick’s family.  He was busy making dinner for his wife and family.  He heard a thump and went upstairs to make sure everything was ok.  It was not.  Iris, his wife of 7 years, was on the floor and Patrick started CPR.  The ambulance arrived,...

Opportunity House Issues Code Red Alert

PRESS RELEASE   July 18, 2022                                Opportunity House Issues Code Red for Berks County Homeless Community Reading, Pennsylvania…With temperatures exceeding 90 degrees this week, Opportunity House is issuing a Code Red alert for homeless...