Sylvia Anthony is a woman of faith, courage, tenacity, and love. Her story shows that nomatter a person's background, age, or season in life, when we make ourselves availableto God, He is able to accomplish great things through us.Through Sylvia we learn of God's great provision and how a simple "yes" to God canturn into hope for over a thousand women and children.Pastor Rick Picariello - Senior PastorMount Hope Christian ChurchSylvia Anthony is the founder and President of Life for the Little Ones, Inc., from 1987-1993. This was a shelter for homeless women and children. In 1994, the Board ofDirectors voted to change the name to Sylvia's Haven Inc. and is operating to this day asSylvia's Haven. To date Sylvia has sheltered 1062 women and children. On January 25, 2012, Sylvia will be celebrating its 25th year of service to the Lord and to the women andchildren at Sylvia's Haven.The awards and commendations have been many. Listed below are just some of theseawards.700 Club.Named Hometown Hero-WBZ TV Boston- 2001Recipient Arthur L. Whitaker Award-American Baptist Church of MA-1992Award for Non-profit Sector Achievement-National Alliance to End Homelessness-2001Recognition Award-Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Senate, House of Representatives, and the Governor ofMassachusetts-1997-1999Recognition Award-Commonwealth of Massachusetts House ofRepresentatives 2007"I will never leave you or forsake you." - Joshua 1:5
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