Give Me Shelter is not just a Rolling Stones song — it is now an art benefit for the homeless on Martha’s Vineyard.
Harbor Homes
Kate Dario
The Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard art sale benefit at the Grange Hall raised close to $50,000 for the organization.
Harbor Homes
Gimme Shelter Art Show


Thanks to a grant of over $2.5 million spread out over 10 years, Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard is in the market for a permanent emergency shelter to better serve the Island’s homeless population.
Harbor Homes hosts its annual Give Me Shelter Art Show next Tuesday and Wednesday at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury.
Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard has just chopped a big chunk off its $750,000 mortgage on its home for women in Oak Bluffs.
Island women escaping homelessness have a powerful new ally in the Cottagers, Inc., the all-female philanthropic group based in Oak Bluffs.
Following a vote by the regional high school committee, the Vineyard’s winter homeless shelter is moving to the former early childhood building at Martha’s Vineyard Community Services.


Overnight shelter beds will become available next month for Islanders who are homeless or without heat, but locations have been secured for only six nights a week and there’s no place yet for a daytime warming center.