St. Joseph Hospital Employees Join Forces for Shaw House 

A local hospital is doing their part to help teens in need.Tuesday, the St. Joseph Healthcare Mission Outreach Committee donated nearly 40 boxes of food and personal care items to the Shaw House.It’s an emergency shelter and transitional living facility for homeless youth in Bangor.A variety of assistance programs serve young people at the Shaw House.Donations will help those teens with items they desperately need.”So we decided that we wanted to collect food items for the Shaw House,” said Bonnie Richards, an employee of the hospital, “also some personal care items because we realize how much they need those items, so we’ve been collecting for a month and finally have everything together so they’ll be here today to pick up the items.”The donations came from hundreds of St. Joseph Hospital employees.