Starting tomorrow, April 15th, 2017 until May 15th, 2017 Holly Geraci and her husband, Peter Francis Geraci, are challenging St. Martin De Porres House of Hope to raise $10,000.  Every dollar donated during the challenge period will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $10,000, by Mr. & Mrs. Geraci.  The challenge is known as the “Help Holly Help Grant Challenge” and could help St. Martin de Porres, in Woodlawn, earn $20,000 in funds.

The cost of recovery for an individual can run between $10,000 and $50,000 a month.  However, at St. Martin de Porres House of Hope, women receive long-term residential recovery services and pay nothing.  Founded in 1983, by two nuns, St. Martin De Porres House of Hope has helped thousands of women suffering from substance abuse.  The money donated will be used to continue St. Martin’s mission, which is to create, “a safe, healing community where women and their children recover from substance abuse, address trauma and deal with mental illness.”

The St. Martin de Porres challenge is not’s first challenge.  Since October of 2016, has helped nonprofits raise more than $124,000 with the matching grant challenge. hopes to raise more money for St. Marting de Porres House of Hope and help them reach more people.

You can visit to mark your donation to St. Martin De Porres House of Hope.  Click the donate button.  You can also follow both Help Holly Help and St. Martin de Porres on Facebook and Twitter.

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