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Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness

Mercer Alliance Honors Bruce Davidson for his Accomplishments in Advocating for Homes For Everyone

The Board of Directors of The Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness extends our deepest appreciation and best wishes to Reverend Bruce Davidson for his dedication and leadership in seeking and advocating to end homelessness.

Thank you for donating in concert with Bruce’s support to end homelessness


Volunteers and Give-away Items are needed for Project Homeless Connect – Summer – Thursday, July 8, 2010

On Thursday, July 8, the Trenton/Mercer Continuum of Care (CoC) will conduct a one-day event called Project Homeless Connect. We are seeking volunteers to help set-up, to serve food, pass out items, and act as guides and survey takers. We are seeking donations of new socks, sneakers, boots and personal care items.

CLOTHING/SNEAKERS - From June 25 to July 1 - (9am to 4pm) – Mercer Alliance will accept donations of jeans, shorts, T-shirts, baseball caps, sneakers or work boots only. Most of the clients are male and all sizes of pant sizes 28 to 56, Small to 4 x shirts and larger men shoes sizes are needed.

Other items that are being collected: Thin Beach Towels, gym or other bags that close, Water Bottles, Flashlights/batteries, Reading Glasses; Personal Care kits: Toothbrushes, Razors, Brushes, Deodorant , Chap sticks, Tissues packets, Sun screen, Skin-So-Soft; Spray bottles with fans, Handi-wipes or personal hygiene wipes, and Personal first aid kits.

Volunteer training is scheduled for the following dates: 3 Training Dates to choose from

  • Wednesday June 30 @ noon
  • Thursday, July 1, 2010 @ Noon
  • Thursday, July 1, 2010 @ 6:30pm at the Rescue Mission.

PLEASE Sign UP to attend. jrosado@merceralliance.org.

To volunteer or donate please contact: Tarry Truitt, ttruitt@merceralliance.org or at (609) 844-1008.

Special Project on Homelessness at The Art All Night Event – June 19 – June 20

Location: Roebling Wire Works factory building and Millyard Park located off of South Clinton Avenue adjacent to the Roebling Marketplace.

Art All Night (24hr art, music, film festival)

The context is to re-created the environments where the Mercer Alliance images were staged.

The installation will include the images and video LOOP KITCHEN.

Artist: Andrew Wilkinson, Wilkinson Media, Inc.

Help for Foreclosure

Mercer Alliance is spreading the word about the help for individuals experiencing foreclosure. They will work for the client and not the lender. Call 1-888-995-HOPE to get connect to HUD Certified local agencies.

Donate Money for ID campaign

Mercer Alliance is raising money to help all people experiencing homelessness to get a photo ID. Experts estimate that the cost to obtain proper photo ID for an individual is between $50 and $100. The homeless person often never had these important documents or has lost them. A photo ID is needed to enter Federal buildings, ride the railroads and to apply for many benefits and services.

For More Information

Please Contact: Tarry Truitt, Communications and Project Manager, ttruitt@merceralliance.org or 609-844-1008


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