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Organization

Welcome Home Kits for PATH Metro Villas (LA)

Location: Los Angeles CA, 90004

Date: 4/7/2020 Spots Remaining: 2000

Description

Quick Overview: Want to help your neighbors experiencing homelessness during COVID-19? Assemble kits for our community's most vulnerable; individuals and families who have/are experiencing homelessness.

Mission: PATH's mission is to end homelessness for individuals, families, and communities. Since 1984, PATH has worked across the state of California to deliver life saving services. While the rest of California stays at home, many of our homeless neighbors don’t have anywhere to turn. PATH will remain on the front lines to help our most vulnerable through street outreach, case management, and food support. We need volunteers like YOU to help us by sending life-saving supplies to those most in need.

Impact: PATH serves over 20% of the homeless population in California, through nine interim housing shelters, 14 supportive housing communities, and dozens of outreach teams hitting the streets each day. All of these services will continue through the COVID-19 crisis. Many of those living on the streets are older, sick, or have underlying health issues. This is the group of people who are at the most risk of COVID-19. Now more than ever PATH's work is saving lives and bringing people home, with your support.

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: When you express interest for this opportunity, we will follow up with how to purchase supplies through our Amazon CharityList or how to schedule a donation drop-off.

WELCOME HOME KITS FOR PATH METRO VILLAS With the opening of our newest supportive housing site, PATH Metro Villas, we will be welcoming 120 previously homeless adults and Veterans to a new home.  Help our new residents feel safe and comfortable in their new home by providing basic home goods, kitchen items, and cleaning supplies.  

Urgent Needs:

  • Bedding
  • Home goods (laundry hamper, bath mat)
  • Kitchen items (pots & pans, dishes, uensils)
  • Hygiene items (soap, shampoo, toothpaste)
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Target gift cards

For health and safety reasons, all Welcome Home items must be new & unopened

Requirements: Feel free to get creative with these kits! Handwritten notes boost morale and let our neighbors know they are not alone.

  • Organization Name: PATH (People Assisting the Homeless)
  • Organization Url: http://epath.org
Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Hunger & Homelessness
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Additional Dates for this Event
Volunteers needed through 5/31/2020

Los Angeles, CA 90004
Lucy Nguyen

After Expressing interest, the Opportunity Leader will be notified of your interest and will contact you with further details or to schedule you for this opportunity.

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