Volunteers Needed!

i May 26th, 2019 by Jenine Soucoup, Volunteer Coordinator

The Haven is currently looking for volunteers to box and label plastics for recycling. If interested please contact Groups are welcome also! Do you need Community Service Hours!! Call us read more...

Shamrocks for Shelter

i March 20th, 2019 by Jenine Soucoup, Volunteer Coordinator

Thank you to all who participated in our 2nd Annual Shamrocks For Shelter Event!! It was a great success again this year and we hope you all had a great time.
Thanks also to all the sponsors and donors who supported our event.
See you next


i October 17th, 2018 by Jenine Soucoup, Volunteer Coordinator

We would like to thank all the volunteers, participants, Channel 5 WFRV Tv for the excellent coverage, and especially all of our sponsors: Community First Credit Union, Manitowoc Ice Division of Welbilt, Thrivent Financial Westshore. United One Credit Union, Lakeshore Dental,Manitowoc Jaycees, Masquer's Inc., Northern Labs, Manitowoc Pharmacies, Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry, TA Motorsports, Shipbuilders Credit Union, Smiling Moose, LLC, Cawley Company, Energy Bank,Bitter Neumann, Agricultural read more...


i May 18th, 2018 by Jenine Soucoup, Volunteer Coordinator

We are currently looking for volunteers who are interested in helping out in the office for a few hours in the afternoon answering phones.

We are also looking for volunteers to help our shelter monitors in the evenings from 4-5 pm to 8pm answering the phones as well as small other projects.

If interested please contact Jenine at the Haven Office. (920) 652-9110. Thank you so read more...


i October 23rd, 2017 by Jenine Soucoup, Volunteer Coordinator

The Haven is currently looking for donations of Kleenex, cold/flu tablets, cough syrup , 2 chest type dressers and 2 night stands. Please call (920) 652-9110 if you have any items to donate. Thank read more...

Men's Bike needed

i May 31st, 2017 by Jenine Soucoup, Volunteer Coordinator

One of our former guests is looking for a bike so he is able to commute from the East Side of Manitowoc ( near Younker's ) to the Southside of Manitowoc ( KI) second shift. If anyone has a bike they would like to donate, please call the Haven. (920) read more...

Wish List needs

i October 3rd, 2016 by Jenine Soucoup, Volunteer Coordinator

The Haven is in need of Scotch Brite scrubby sponges, Lysol Disinfectant spray and Glade air fresheners . These could also be a generic brand of those items. We also are looking for rubber bands, scotch tape for dispensers, 3 in 1 oil, 2 electric can openers, masking tape and milk. If anyone is looking to donate any of these items please drop them off any time at The Haven of Manitowoc, 1003 Marshall read more...

It's Spring!!

i May 2nd, 2016 by Michael Etheridge, Director


The Haven is doing great! The Haven celebrated two years in operation. We had food and fellowship! Thanks to all who came out an celebrated with us! In my last blog, the Haven announced that we were increasing our number of guests served from 8 to 12 men. We were full (at 12) all of January and February and have a waiting list of about 9 men who need The Haven's services. The Haven had 4 guests successfully transition out into adequate housing. One of those guests will be in our read more...

It's been a while

i January 25th, 2016 by Michael Etheridge, Director

Happy New Year!

We had a great 2015! We served 61 men and provided 2,243 over night stays at the Haven. 38 of the 61 men we served transitioned successfully from the Haven Program! I am happy to say that as of January 1, 2016, The Haven has expanded it's services opening four beds to serve 12 men. Now that we are able to serve more men, this means we need more volunteers. Jenine (our awesome volunteer coordinator) has done a great job scheduling volunteers to work in conjunction with read more...

October update

i October 16th, 2015 by Michael Etheridge, Associate Director


Fall is here! The Haven is thriving as we have been open for 1 year and 6 months as of yesterday. We have worked on our Mission and Vision statements to capture what the Haven stands for and where the Haven is going. I am excited about our future and continued success! With that being said here are some updates:

Guest update:

We have six guests in shelter. Three out of the six guests are working and saving money. One guest is scheduled to transition to his apartment in read more...


i September 11th, 2015 by Michael Etheridge, Associate Director


Haven Guest update:

The summer is almost coming to an end! Everything is going well. We are full! All 8 of our guests are working and saving money. They are all on track with their goal development plans, too. There are 25 men on our wait list.

Shelter Monitor update:

We had interviews this week for an overnight shelter monitor. We are still in the interviewing process. The position is posted on the Job Center's website. You can still apply! The Haven's Board of read more...

Ken on WBAY Channel 2

i June 17th, 2015 by Michael Etheridge, Associate Director

Please see Ken (one of our board members) on WBAY channel 2 tonight. See this link: read more...


i June 16th, 2015 by Michael Etheridge, Associate Director


I wanted to give you an update on our brat fry/bake sale. We made.....(drum role)....$1,609.74. This includes brat fry, bake sale, Haven t-shirts, first aid kits, and Haven's Heavenly Hats. This is not bad considering we had inclement weather. I would like to thank the volunteers that helped Jenine, Cindy, Dick, Mike, Taybee (and her husband), Mary, Robert, Kathy, Al, Joyce ( and her group of helpers for the hats), Larry, Keith, and Amanda. I look forward to this event next read more...

Updates and More

i June 3rd, 2015 by Michael Etheridge, Associate Director


I hope everyone is praying for summer to get here as much as I am :) I want to show my gratitude for all the support that you give The Haven on a daily basis. I know I sound like a broken record...However, I will say that without you The Haven would not be able to sustain. Thank you, THANK YOU! Here are some updates on The Haven's guest status as well as up coming events:

Guest Status:

We currently have 4 guests in shelter. We had one guest move into his own apartment on May read more...

Website Launch

i April 26th, 2015 by Michael Etheridge, Associate Director


On this day - Sunday, April 26, 2015 - The Haven of Manitowoc County has launched a new website. This website is full of information, which includes events, blog information, current stats, volunteer opportunities, and much more. Please take time to spread the word about our new website.

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