Gimme Love, Gimme Hope, Gimme Shelter

Gimme Love, Gimme Hope, Gimme Shelter

by Kathy DiFiore

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BN ID: 2940149193745
Publisher: Several Sources Shelters, Inc.
Publication date: 03/19/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Kathy DiFiore, Founder of the Several Sources Shelters, received her Undergraduate Degree in Psychology from the University of Rochester in 1969. In 1979, she received her MBA from NYU
and in 1989 received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Felician College. She is currently studying for
her doctorate in Education at the University of Phoenix online. As a devout Catholic, Kathy bases
her life on the prayer of St. Francis of Assisi and Matthew 25:40, �What you have done
for the least of these thy brothers, you have done unto Me.�

In 1981 Kathy decided to turn her own home into a Shelter for mothers and their babies. As the demand for her help for pregnant women grew, Kathy made a decision to leave the corporate world and devote full-time to helping mothers and babies in need. She is now operating four residential shelters in New Jersey, a 24-hour national hotline 1-800-662-2678 for pregnant women, and five informative websites. Several Sources also has a fifth shelter called �Ladies Rest� in Newark, NJ for women who are homeless and in need of daytime help to get back on their feet.

In 1998, Kathy was honored by being invested as a Dame of Malta and received at St. Bonaventure
University, the Gaudete Award for her continuing work on behalf of our mothers and their

In March of 2005, Kathy received the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award from the United Methodist
Church of Newark, N.J. for her work in the inner city of Newark for women and children in need. In
2007 Kathy won the Abstinence Clearing House Impact Award and had her first research article
published in the California Journal of Health Promotion. In 2008 she received the Mother Seton
Award from SOAR.

In 2011, The New Jersey assembly passed a resolution honoring Kathy�s work with mothers and honoring Kathy�s work with mothers and infants throughout New Jersey and poor inner city
children who are �at risk� and children who are afflicted with AIDS (in Newark, NJ). Kathy was
honored by the United Nations Women�s Guild in Sept. 2013 for her loyalty and dedication to the
service of mother-child care programs.

In 2014 Kathy received the Pope John Paul II "Gravitas Award" from the RE:IMAGE Film
Festival to recognizes the virtue of Gravitas in her efforts to communicate God�s love through the use
of the film "Gimme Shelter".

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