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. firstname.lastname@example.org.
To volunteer or donate please contact: Tarry Truitt, email@example.com or at (609) 844-1008.
Special Project on Homelessness at The Art All Night Event – June 19 –
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
Artist: Andrew Wilkinson, Wilkinson Media, Inc.