Betsy Ann Ross House of Hope
Assisting women veterans

News & Events

Augusta council approves temporary ban on boarding homes in two districts

(August 04, 2016)article by Keith Edwards, Kennebec Journal
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Female homeless veteran housing plan to go before Augusta appeals board

(July 31, 2016)article by Jason Pafundi, Kennebec Journal
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Permit denied for homeless female veteran housing in Augusta

(July 06, 2016)article by Jason Pafundi, Kennebec Journal
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Betsy Ann Ross House of Hope * OFFICIAL VIDEO *

(July 04, 2016)video commentary by executive director Martha Everatt St. Pierre
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Transitional Home for Homeless Female Veterans Finds Building in Augusta

(May 13, 2016)video interview with Brandon Doyen, WABI
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Volunteers Needed for Renovations

(May 08, 2016) Volunteers are needed to help with renovations so that we can meet our goal of opening the home mid-summer. View article.

Betsy Ann Ross House of Hope
Planned Opening Date Planned

(March 28, 2016) The Betsy Ann Ross House of Hope expects to open to female veterans and their dependents on July 1st, 2016. View article.


Great Gatsby Black Tie Gala
at the Governor Hill Mansion in Augusta

(Past Event November 2015)Cocktail hour, dinner, award to Peter Odgen and then dancing to rock and roll!

New Homeless Prevention Program (HPP) for struggling vets and their children

With the winter months fast approaching, our new program is aimed at assisting those on the verge of homelessness. View article.

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Benefit Event at the Augusta Armory

(Past Event May 2015)Boogie down to the funkadelic vibes and non-stop energy of Motor Booty Affair, the ultimate disco tribute band.

Maine Veterans Homes provides grant funding

(December 2014) Betsy Ann Ross House has received a generous $8,000 grant from Maine Veterans Homes (MVH). The MVH staff understands and respects the sacrifices veterans have made and "caring for those who served" is their mission. We are therefore honored and grateful to have their support for our project.

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Roaring 20s Benefit a "roaring" success

(January 31, 2015) A big thanks to the 92 attendees for this first big event to benefit Betsy Ann Ross House of Hope tonight. The 20s costumes were amazingly creative and everyone appeared to be having more fun than we ever anticipated. Thanks also to those who contributed to making this evening possible.