Christian Help First Storefront
This location was the first official storefront for Christian Help. They opened up shop in the spring of 1975 which allowed them to offer services and goods to the community. This location was important for Christian Help in getting their foot in the door and starting something new. They spent a few years at this location and continued to grow and expand each year.
Backstory and Context
In spring 1975 a small organization called Christian Help expanded and officially started their organization.
Morgantown City Directory. Virginia: R.L. Polk & Co., 1975-87.
“15 years of Christian Help.” Panorama: The Dominion Post Sunday Magazine, March 1990.
Ernest, Mary. “Decade of Service: Christian Help is a Place for Needy Persons to Turn When the Red Tape Route it too Long.” The Dominion Post (Morgantown, WV), Mar. 25, 1985.
Sister Brendan Oral History. Transcribed Mar. 2, 19.