stay connected with us  

2014 marks our centennial year and we’re celebrating!

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Save the dates and join us at these special events.
  • Wednesday, October 1, Lizzie Glide Birthday Tea for Residents
  • Thursday, October 2, Open House and Reception at our historic building
  • Friday, October 3, Centennial Gala and Fundraiser at the Mark Hopkins San Francisco
  • Saturday, October 4, Celebration Service at Jones Memorial United Methodist Church

Women of Today: Transcending Limits and Inspiring Lives

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 

Mary Eilzabeth Inn presents a public talk with the Honorable Teresa Cox, Trade Advisor, Department of Commerce. Thursday March 13, 2014 at noon

RSVP is required as seats are limited. Send RSVP request to events@meinn.org by March 7, 2014.

Our New Banner Featuring Our Founder

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
New Banner

 

Click here for a PDF of our new banner featuring our founder, Lizzie Glide.

Happy Hour to End Homelessness

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Flyer Image

Click here to download a PDF version of this flyer to print and share!

San Francisco’s Mary Elizabeth Inn provides support to women in need

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 

The San Francisco Examiner featured Mary Elizabeth Inn recently.  

Check out the San Francisco Examiner article.

Women of Today: Transcending Limits and Inspiring Lives

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 

Wednesday October 16, 2013 at noon.

Mary Elizabeth Inn will present its annual Speaker Series which promises to be an enlightening and educational afternoon.  This year's event will feature Dr. Melba Beals, one of the Little Rock Nine and Congressional Gold Medal holder.  Dr. Beals will share her remarkable story of being one of the first young, African Americans to integrate a public high school in the South in 1955.  Seats are limited and RSVP is required.  To RSVP go to events@meinn.org by October 11.

Mary Elizabeth Inn Celebrates 100 Years in Operation

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 

Stay tuned for announcements about the 2014 Centennial Celebration.

The year 2014 marks 100 years that Mary Elizabeth Inn has continuously operated out of its original facility, providing safe housing for women.

Events will be held throughout the year to honor and celebrate the history of Mary Elizabeth Inn and the legacy of its founder, Lizzy Glide.

Women of Today: Transcending Limits and Inspiring Lives

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 

Please join us on November 14th, 2012 at The World Affairs Council for another inspiring session of MEI's speaker series! Special guest Dorka Keehn, an award winning conceptual artist and social entrepreneur, will be giving a public talk and signing copies of her latest book "ECO AMAZONS: 20 Women Who Are Transforming the World."

Friend-Raising Event for Historic Women’s Housing & Supportive Services Program in San Francisco

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 

‘Happy Hour to End Homelessness’ at Infusion Lounge September 12

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CAMary Elizabeth Inn, San Francisco’s oldest non-profit organization that provides safe housing and supportive services to women in need, will host a ‘friend-raising’ event on Wednesday, September 12 from 6 to 9 PM at Infusion Lounge (124 Ellis Street) in Union Square. The Happy Hour to End Homelessness will bring awareness to the challenges facing San Francisco’s homeless women and the vital services that Mary Elizabeth Inn (MEI) has been providing for almost one hundred years

Discover Mary Elizabeth Inn: A San Francisco Gem

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 

The Board of Directors and Staff of the Mary Elizabeth Inn invite you to an evening of learning, laughter and libations

 

Thursday, May 24

6:00 - 9:00 PM

Bluxome Street Winery

53 Bluxome Street, San Francisco

Near AT&T Park, Parking Available

 

Tickets can be purchased at: meinn2012.eventbrite.com  

 

MEI Announces Closing of Non-Housing First Program Waitlist

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 

As of February 1, 2012, our waiting list for housing at the Mary Elizabeth Inn will officially be closed. At this time, we are no longer accepting pre-applications or applications for our non-Housing First Program units at the Mary Elizabeth Inn.

We would like to assure all partner agencies and potential applicants that the applications for housing we have already received will maintain their status on the waiting list, although we have no availabilities at this time. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide an estimate for how long it may take for a vacancy to occur.

Thank you for considering the Mary Elizabeth Inn as a low-income housing option for your client or yourself, and we look forward to working with you in the future.

You may contact us with questions you may have at (415) 673-6768.

Mary Elizabeth Inn Holiday Open House

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 

Happy Holidays from Mary Elizabeth Inn! Come help us celebrate the seasons of joy and giving at our Holiday Open House on December 15th, 2011!

 

Women of Today: Transcending Limits and Inspiring Lives

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 

The Mary Elizabeth Inn is bringing back our speaker series in the Sun Room! We invite you to attend this inspiring luncheon that highlights the accomplishments of women in our community.  Be sure to join us on November 10th, 2011 at noon!  Please RSVP at events@meinn.org.

 

Mary Elizabeth Inn Board of Directors Appoints Dion Roberts Executive Director of MEI

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
The Mary Elizabeth Inn (MEI), a non-profit organization with a century's tradition of providing safe housing and supportive services to women in need, today announced the appointment of its new Executive Director, Dion Roberts.  Dion brings over 10 years of experience working with supportive housing programs in San Francisco to the organization.

Interim Executive Director Appointed

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 

MARY ELIZABETH INN BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPOINTS
INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MEI

 

San Francisco, CA (February 7, 2011) -The Mary Elizabeth Inn (MEI) Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Carol Patterson, Dr.P.H., as Interim Executive Director of MEI. Dr. Patterson will begin her interim role on February 1, 2011 while MEI conducts a national search to find a permanent executive director.

Dr. Patterson leaves her position as the director of Corporate, Foundation & Government Relations at Dominican University of California to join MEI. She has held executive positions in both the public and private sectors in Bay Area organizations.

"The Board enthusiastically welcomes Carol as Interim Executive Director," said Mary Glide, newly elected MEI chair and the great-great-granddaughter of Lizzie Glide, who established MEI. "We believe she brings the right combination of skills to maintain the quality of services and to ensure stability of the organization while we search for a permanent executive director." The Board has contracted with Compass Point Non-Profit Services to assist in the search process.

 

 

Executive Director Transition

Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 

MARY ELIZABETH INN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AMANDA HEIER TO MOVE ON

San Francisco, CA (November 16, 2010) - The Board of Directors of Mary Elizabeth Inn (MEI) today announced the resignation of Executive Director Amanda Heier. Mrs. Heier will remain at MEI until the end of the year. As of January 1, 2011, she will begin new duties as the executive director of another San Francisco non-profit organization.

An interim director will begin duties in December. A search for a permanent executive director will begin in early 2011.The Mary Elizabeth Inn Board plans to fill the position by June 2011.

To view the full press release click here.

 



Past News & Events
Events
There are no upcoming events