A Newly Renovated Raphael House

Jan 1 1977
Raphael House
  • Mrs. Ella Rigney and a work crew from the Holy Order of MANS renovate the Golden Gate Hospital transforming it to the new Raphael House. The newly renovated Raphael House opened during the week of Thanksgiving 1977, becoming the only family shelter in San Francisco. The new shelter will serve entire families, with private bedrooms and a capacity of 35 beds. 
  • Mrs. Ella Rigney serves as Raphael House’s first Executive Director.
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