Join us for as we lay down 84,480 pennies

84,480 Pennies – 2015 Mile of Pennies Event

Enjoy a fun, relaxed day with us!  Live music, raffles, food, and decadent desserts provided by our job-training bakery, A Sweet Success!  We want to spread the message that individuals who experience mental illness DO enrich our lives. Why the penny? Abraham Lincoln is known to have experienced depression. Yet, despite this, he managed to become president of the United States. Now he is commemorated on the penny and we are celebrating by creating awareness #NoStigma #MentalHealthAwareness. Come celebrate with us!

84,480 pennies – Come see the laying of Lincoln’s Trail!

Thursday, May 21, 2015
At Sanctuary House 10-4pm

Yes – we would love your pennies! Please contact or to arrange donating them!

Who We Are

Sanctuary House is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation of adults living with mental illness. Members do not live at Sanctuary House but use it as a base of community support. Each day, members and staff work closely together to learn new skills, build confidence, gain a greater sense of independence and pride, and prepare for a purposeful and rewarding life.

Mission Statement

The mission of Sanctuary House is to facilitate the recovery and rehabilitation of adults with serious mental illness in Guilford County so that they may achieve and sustain satisfying, meaningful roles and lives in the community.

What We Do

What We Do

Sanctuary House provides both on-site and off-site services including psychosocial rehabilitation, supported education, supported employment, transitional employment and outpatient services.

A Sweet Success! Bakery

The Bakery helps members develop work and life skills, while providing high quality desserts for the community, increasing awareness of mental illness, and providing income for Sanctuary House.


Our organization would not exist without the support of donors like you! Mental illness can affect anyone – no matter age, race, religion or income. Please consider a financial contribution today!

How to Become a Member

For membership inquiries, please call our Intake/Referral Department at (336) 215-7062, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, EST. Click the button below for details.

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