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At Laura's Home, Women & Children Find Rest & Restoration

For women and children, we are a bridge from crisis to stability and self-sufficiency. With 166 beds and 55 rooms, Laura’s Home offers specialized, wraparound services designed to empower families and individuals to live healthy lives. Until responses to COVID-19 went into effect, such as a moratorium on evictions and additional temporary housing options, every room in Laura's Home had been full with a waiting list for more than 5 years. As these temporary measures come to an end, we are anticipating an even greater need for our services to women and children.  It is our hope to offer life-changing, meaningful solutions to the women and children of Cleveland who need lasting change. And not simply for them, but for generations to come.

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Sophie Mintsiveris is now a senior vocal performance major in her last semester at BW. Past productions at BW include Alcina (Morgana), 2020 Micro Operas (Eliza, For Life), La Casa de Bernarda Alba, and Dido and Aeneas (Belinda cover). Most recently, she performed in the Erie Playhouse's production of A Little Night Music. She is a student of Dr. JR Fralick, for whom she is deeply grateful.  Sophie will attend the LONGY School of Music of Bard College for Graduate Study.

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