PACEM in the News

A capella group helps raise funds for PACEM shelter

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — On Sunday, the members of local a cappella group lifted their voices for a good cause. The Charlottesville-based women’s a capella group, Fire, held one of its bi-annual concerts to raise money for PACEM. PACEM is about to enter its 13th season of shelter. It is a seasonal shelter of last … Continue reading “A capella group helps raise funds for PACEM shelter”

PACEM volunteers gear up for the winter shelter season

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — On Thursday evening, volunteers from PACEM gathered together to celebrate the upcoming shelter season, as well as go through an orientation. PACEM, or People and Congregations Engaged in Ministry, help the less fortunate find a place to sleep during the winter months. The group also helps people find permanent places to … Continue reading “PACEM volunteers gear up for the winter shelter season”

PACEM Preparing for Upcoming Winter Season

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) -The Charlottesville grassroots organization People and Congregations Engaged in Ministry (PACEM) is gearing up for shelter season. PACEM is comprised of more than 80 congregations and 3,000 volunteers who serve the homeless during the coldest of days. PACEM provides thermal shelter for people who would otherwise be sleeping on the streets during … Continue reading “PACEM Preparing for Upcoming Winter Season”

Sept 2016 E-News: An Open Letter to Our Friends

With less than two months until the start of the PACEM season, we are busy in the office preparing for the 13th year of providing emergency shelter to the area’s homeless. Of course, PACEM could not operate without your support and that of Charlottesville and the greater community. To keep our supporters connected, we are launching … Continue reading “Sept 2016 E-News: An Open Letter to Our Friends”

Charlottesville Charity Celebrates End of a Busy Season

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – A Charlottesville charity is celebrating the end of another busy season of helping homeless people find shelter. Thursday evening, PACEM (People and Congregations Engaged in Ministry), held a thank you bash to show all its volunteers just how much the group appreciates the help. The shelter for the homeless served 219 … Continue reading “Charlottesville Charity Celebrates End of a Busy Season”

A cappella concert benefits PACEM

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — Music filled the air at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church and it wasn’t just for Sunday service. It was actually a benefit concert for PACEM. The singers who performed are a Charlottesville-based women’s A Cappella group called FIRE. PACEM says FIRE is one of its biggest supporters, because the organization does … Continue reading “A cappella concert benefits PACEM”

Local Scouts provide meals for homeless men

Greene County Girl Scouts helped to feed 50 homeless men at Spring Hill Baptist Church on Tuesday, Jan. 19, as part of the People and Congregations Engaged in Ministry program. Each winter, PACEM brings together more than 80 faith organizations and community groups and more than 3,000 volunteers in the Charlottesville area to provide shelter, … Continue reading “Local Scouts provide meals for homeless men”