Final Numbers from Homeless Stand Down

from the January 24, 2015 event includes: 

  • 1,554 guests served including 308 Veterans, 56 families and 104 children. 
  • 277 guests received haircuts
  • 167 guests received foot care
  • Close to 400 portraits for guests
  • Nearly 400 rides were coordinated for guests
  • More than 1,300 guests shopped for basic need items, warm winter clothing and military surplus
  • 845 guests enjoyed a cold breakfast and 824 guests enjoyed a hot lunch
  • More than 120 glucose screenings
  • 54 medical/dental appointments scheduled
  • 1,000s of people receiving access to medicaid, benefits, education, mental health, housing, and employment services

Impact from the January 31, 2015 CareVan events includes:  

  • 4 permanent supportive housing units for the chronically homeless provided with basic need items
  • 1 supportive, family housing facility provided with basic need items
  • In total over 200 residents from these facilities were served with food, basic need items and basic medical/vision checks

We have put together a page on the Homeless Stand Down and a History of the Homeless Stand Down here.

If you want more information on the Homeless Stand Down or volunteer opportunities go to Hands On Northeast Ohio

Brian Davis

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