This fund is in honor of the late Sharon Weiss Parker, the former executive director of the Berks Coalition to End Homelessness.

This fund supports the coalition with donations from the public.

Sharon Weiss Parker, 57, of Mount Penn, passed away on April 19, 2017 at Lancaster General Hospital.

She was the wife of Robert (Chuck) Parker for 15 wonderful years. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Patricia (Wink) Weiss. Sharon graduated from Governor Mifflin in 1977 and Temple University in 1981 with a B.S. in Communications.

Her working career was spent in both the business and the non-profit world. Sharon’s most treasured achievement was founding and acting as Executive Director of the Berks Coalition to End Homelessness, to which she devoted the last ten years of her life.