Contact: Pastoral Care (631)385-3311 ext 211
Email: pastoralcare@stpathunt.org

Huntington Interfaith Homeless Initiative (HIHI):  is a cooperative of Huntington religious groups and The Family Service League.  HIHI was created to provide shelter with meals to the homeless in Huntington who lack emergency housing during the winter.  A different congregation hosts each night of the week.  St. Patrick’s Parish hosts Saturday Night/Sunday Morning alternating with at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs in Centerport.

…. with your donations:

  • New clothing, men’s size S or M- socks, underwear, t-shirts, thermal underwear
  • Gently used clothing:  hats, gloves, scarves; new or gently used work shoes, sneakers, boots pants, sweaters, sweatshirts/pants, short coats
  • New travel-sized toiletries (wrapped soap, shampoo, razors, combs, shaving cream, deodorant, toothbrushes/paste, dental floss, facial tissue packs
  • Kitchen supplies (plastic ware, paper goods, plastic wrap, Al Foil, ets.)
  • Cleaning supplies (plastic gloves, disinfectant wipes, detergent, bleach)
  • Also: playing cards, grown-up puzzle books, ESL books

….with your presence:

  • Prepare meals (small groups to cook and assemble meals at home, then deliver them to site)
  • Provide beverages – juice, soda, coffee, tea, milk, etc.
  • Serve Meals
  • Provide fellowship by engaging with guest for the evening
  • Evening chaperone
  • Overnight chaperone
  • Help with Saturday night set up (Teen Volunteers) or Sunday morning cleanups;
  • Make Sunday morning Laundromat runs;