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"LOVE begins at HOME and it is not how much we do but how much love we put in that action" - Mother Teresa (Painting by Peter A. Caruso, "Teresa Mother of the World")
The Pastoral mission of the Mother Teresa Home is to promote safety, stability and well-being for people who have experienced or been exposed to pressure in regards to their pregnancy. The Mother Teresa Home will achieve this through providing programs that provide shelter, community service, and education referral services for all mothers in need. Brochure Directions to the Mother Teresa Home
IMPORTANT NOTICE: DUE TO COVID-19 REGULATIONS the following will be in place immediately, October 1, 2020, until further notice.
While our ministry greatly appreciates and relies on your donations to serve moms and their children in need; A reminder that if the items are not new or in the package, we ask the following:
- Donations are accepted by appointment ONLY. Please make an appointment, and should you need to reschedule,
please let us know for our scheduling purposes call (716) 424-0217.
- All items MUST BE freshly laundered and free of pet hair, odors, and stains. We are UNABLE to accept or to distribute any items that do not meet these guidelines.
- If it is toys, books, bouncers, bumbo seats, strollers, etc…anything with a surface, please clean and use disinfectant wipes BEFORE your donation.
Our hope is that with these additional precautions put in place we will make certain to the best of our ability that everyone we are serving in the community will stay safe and healthy! Thank you again for all your continued support and generosity.
The Staff at the St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Centers and the Mother Teresa Home!
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News and Articles
Purse Project benefits Mother Teresa Home
by Patrick J. Buechi - July 7, 2020
Saving Lives in New York State - "Catholic Mother Teresa Home Gives Hope in Buffalo, NY"
by National Review - January 24, 2019
Students make news to help Mother Teresa Home
by Patrick J. Buechi - January 16, 2019
It takes sisters to make a house a home on East Side
By Patrick J. Buecki - October 2018
In the past two years, 18 homeless pregnant and/or parenting young women have lived at the Mother Teresa Home August 25, 2018
Mother Teresa Home is the house that love built
by Paula De Angelis-Stein - April 13, 2018
Daybreak TV Production
Our Daily Bread - Tabouli - Eggplant Lasagna and Stuffed Peppers Topic Mother Teresa Home
One year later: Mother Teresa Home offers help to new moms with no place to go
By Marissa Perlman, News 4 Reporter WIVB-TV - Published: August 29, 2017
Mother Teresa Home: Haven for Single Mothers
It's a story about three women from different generations, who are not connected by blood, but by love. And what binds them is a devoction to a shared mission: motherhood.
Author: MaryAlice Demler (WGRZ-TV) Published: May 12, 2017
by Patrick J. Buechi - October 17, 2016
Article by WNY Catholic - October 4th, 2016
Mother Teresa Home will help unwed mothers and their children
by Mike Desmond - August 26, 2016
Mother Teresa Home opens with a Blessing
by George Richert - August 25, 2016
A home for young single moms named after Mother Teresa opens on Stanislaus Street
by The Buffalo News - August 25, 2016
Bishop dedicates Mother Teresa Home
by WGRZ-TV - August 25, 2016
Office of Communications - August 18, 2016
Mother Teresa Home opens doors and hearts to new mothers
by Patrick J. Buechi - August 18, 2016
Shuttered rectory sees rebirth as Mother Teresa Home
by WNY Catholic - November 15, 2015