Ending Homelessness: Get Involved

Here are some upcoming one time events and on going projects where you are needed.

Upcoming Events

 

 More for Housing Now!

Sat, March 18 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Doors open at 9:30
Foundry UMC

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.

 

Public Restrooms

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.

 


Recent News


Some recent articles about homelessness you might be interested in:


 

For more information contact: 

Ben Roberts, Director of Social Justice Ministries at broberts@foundryumc.org or the Foundry Homelessness Action team at endhomelessness@foundryumc.org.  

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We would like to know more about you!  If you are interested in ending homelessness in DC, fill out this short form and we'll contact you!

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Consider one of these local organizations


Miriam's Kitchen
http://www.miriamskitchen.org/volunteer
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
http://www.nstreetvillage.org/volunteer/
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
http://some.org/volunteer/
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
http://www.cnhed.org/membership/become-a-member/
Volunteers help advocate for affordable housing and economic opportunities for the District.