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EXODUS 15:22-27
They came to Elim,where there were twelve springs and seventy palm trees:there they camped by the water.
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Helping the homeless to help themselves..

Elim Night Shelter

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Our challenges are numerous as we often have to accommodate individuals that do not meet the criteria for shelter accommodation.

Although we require our clients to pay a nominal fee, this is in essence an aspect of their rehabilitation process in that it makes them realise the need to pay for accommodation irrespective of where you live. We offer the clients three balanced and healthy meals a day.

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Loretta Napier

Loretta Napier

is the founder of ELim. Loretta's Mom died when she was just 13 years old and soon after she found herself being taken care of at an orphanage..

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Liza Ortell

Liza Ortell

Liza is Elim Night Shelter's spiritual mother. "Walking through the gates of Elim, I did not know what to expect....

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Woodwork Project

Woodwork Project

Merrimans Lion Club has partnered with Elim to start a woodork project at the shelter. All of produtcs so far have made from...

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Veggie Garden

Veggie Garden

It’s a sacred piece of land. Just to the right of the Elim Night Shelter entrance, through the vintage farm gates...

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Department of Social Development

We are funded in part by the Department of Social Development