Ending Homelessness: Get Involved
Here are some upcoming one time events and on going projects where you are needed.
More for Housing Now!
Sat, March 18 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Doors open at 9:30
Do you want to stay engaged as a DC resident? Be sure to join the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development’s Housing For All Campaign as they partner with the Way Home Campaign for this year’s More for Housing Now Rally! Do you believe everyone needs a safe home they can afford? Do you believe that nobody should live or die on the streets of DC? If so, be sure to attend the More for Housing Now Rally on Saturday, March 18.
Click here for more details and to RSVP.
The People for Fairness Coalition, an advocacy group of homeless and formerly homeless individuals, is working towards creating more public restrooms in DC. You can read about the initiative here: http://pffcdc.org/what-we-do/public-restrooms/ Keep an eye out for ways to support this group moving forward.
Some recent articles about homelessness you might be interested in:
- Annual Count Of Homeless People Is About More Than Numbers - WAMU
- D.C. May Create More Public Restrooms to Serve the Homeless - City Paper
- D.C. Homelessness Doubles National Average as Living Costs Soar - NY Times
- Read about the March 5th rally to end homelessness at Foundry!
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Consider one of these local organizations
They are looking for reliable volunteers to serve meals who can commit to joining us once a month, preferably on a long-term basis.
N Street Village
Volunteers work as learning lab monitors and tutors, prepare and serve lunches and dinners, pick up donations, help maintain our courtyard garden, help with fundraising and event planning, and offer their professional health services to women in our Wellness Center.
So Others May Eat
Volunteers play an essential role in SOME’s work, helping to feed the homeless and poor in our Dining Rooms, tutor children in our affordable housing programs for families, serve vulnerable elderly and more. Or join the Foundry team once a month.
Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development
Volunteers help advocate for affordable housing and economic opportunities for the District.