A surprising new tenant made herself at home at the St. Anne’s Residence in Beardstown, Illinois this winter. As a stray cat, Pearl roamed the neighborhood around the residence, stopping by the patio for treats or companionship. With the days growing colder, several of the tenants decided she would be happier and safer indoors.
Since 1981, Effingham Catholic Charities has aimed to provide help and hope to those in need in and around Effingham. This time, however, this incredible community came together to support us.