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Family Resource and Health Fair – supplies needed to set-up homes

by | Mar 12, 2018 | North District Newsletter, North District Web Page

The Nevada Homeless Alliance Family Connect 2018

Free healthcare services, community resources, food, and entertainment!

Wednesday – April 11, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Cambridge Recreation Center

3930 Cambridge Street 

The Nevada Homeless Alliance Family Connect 2018  event is a little different from Project Homeless Connect. It is smaller, and more intimate and focuses on families and children. The amount of items we need to be successful is considerably less than Project Homeless Connect. At Family Connect, we are hoping to serve 500 families. With our housing providers, we are anticipating providing housing for up to 50 families THAT DAY. They will walk away from the event with a voucher to move directly into permanent housing. But they will be missing the basics to change that house into a home. With donations from the Wish List below, we will be putting together Welcome Home Kits for them to take with them with kitchen, bathroom and bedroom supplies.

Family Connect Store Wish List

Clothing and Shoes

For children – all sizes and genders
For men – all sizes
For women – all sizes

Other
Toys, games, puzzles
Backpacks
Diapers

Welcome Home Kits
Plates, bowls
Cups, mugs
Cutlery, small kitchen utensils
Pots, pans
Kitchen towels, sponges, dish soap
Paper towels, toilet paper
Sheet sets, blankets, pillows
Full-size shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste toothbrushes
Bath towels, hand towels, wash clothes
Shower curtains, shower curtain rings

Donations can be dropped off at Advent United Methodist Church during church hours: Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 3 pm, 3460 North Rancho Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89130 To arrange a pickup, please contact Charlene Falkner (702) 324-8151 or charlenefalkner@gmail.com

If anyone is interested in volunteering for the event, we could really use the help. Please see the volunteer link located on the Nevada Homeless Alliance Family Connect weblink:
http://nevadahomelessalliance.org/familyconnect/

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