Marguerites Place

overall goal of Marguerite’s Place, Inc. is to empower homeless women with children to move on to better lives.

We offer furnished apartments (up to 24 months residence), on-site licensed child care for the children, programs in life skills, one-on-one parenting and intensive case management on a daily or weekly basis, assistance in acquiring skills necessary for independence through educational and/or training and employment programs, and a five year Aftercare Program for families who have moved on to independent living.

Since 1994, Marguerite’s Place has been providing the physical, emotional, educational, and social supports for homeless women with children to achieve and sustain self sufficiency. Our holistic approach allows families to grow in all areas as they gain the skills and income necessary for long term success. Learn more about our programs.

We need you to join us for our major fundraiser…Fire+Icetext

FIRE & ICE:  A Hot Night for A Cool Cause

It Is Going to Be a Hot Night in Nashua on Friday, October 16th.  Our annual fall fundraiser will begin at 6 pm at the Crowne Plaza in Nashua.

You can be part of our FIRE & ICE family by joining us as an event sponsor. Your sponsorship can make an investment that has positive outcomes and immeasurable rewards. Joining us this year as Red Hot sponsors is St. Joseph Hospital and Scorching sponsors include BAE Systems and The Exchange Club of Nashua.  At the Scalding sponsor level are Stanley Elevator, Gate City Electric and Corriveau Insurance and the Searing sponsor level, Prunier & Prolman and Eaton & Berube Insurance.  There are a number of sponsorship opportunities available to suit a wide variety of budgets.  Email us if you can assist with a sponsorship at msullivan@margueritesplace.org or download our Sponsor Brochure 2015 for more information.

What is FIRE & ICE?  It’s our annual fall  fundraiser that provides us with operational funding to support our programs which include:  transitional housing, supportive services and an onsite, state  licensed, childcare center.

What does the FIRE & ICE theme mean?  Our theme, represents the contrast between the chill of homelessness and the warmth and compassion found in a loving home. Please, consider supporting our event.

Who benefits from the event?  If you have  a few minutes, click here and watch some of our clients tell their stories in their own words.  https://www.facebook.com/MargueritesPlace/videos/vb.84345678605/10152819537108606/?type=2&theater

What are some of the event features?  Mike Morin, author and former WZID radio host will emcee the event  Chef Lytle from the Crowne Plaza will delight palettes with spicy and icy foods and gluten free options will be available.  Guests will play a few games and hear from a very special speaker.  This is a fun evening that promises event-goes will leave with a good feeling knowing they made a difference in someone’s life.  The music will be provided by Get Down Tonight DJs.  Valet parking is available at the Ballroom/Conference entrance of the Crowne Plaza.  Our silent auction will host a Floral Competition, where guests will vote on their favorite floral arrangement and have a chance to bring them home.

This event is reserved seating and registration prior to the event is necessary.

What is the attire?   The attire is semi- formal.

What is the Silent Auction?  Guests have an opportunity to “shop” the silent auction held in the Trafalgar Room and surrounding hallways at the event.  The highest bidder wins the item.  Our auction specializes in one-of-a-kind baskets that are created by volunteers with donated items.  The auction also features artworks, crafts made by New Hampshire craftsmen, and sports memorabilia as well as tickets, and gift certificates to local businesses.

You can join us as an in-kind, silent auction sponsor by donating an item or service that promotes your business.  Your donation will be promoted on our social media sites and will be viewed by over 200 guests at FIRE & ICE.  The value of the item  you donate for this purpose is tax deductible.  Donated items or services of a $500 or more will receive additional promotion in press releases.

Tickets:  Many of the sponsorships include tickets as part of the benefit package.  Tickets are $100 per person, available on a first come first serve basis by calling Marguerite’s Place, Inc. at (603) 598-1582, emailing info@margueritesplace.org or online at http://www.fireandicemargueritesplace.eventbrite.com