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REACH LA’S HOMELESS THIS #GIVING TUESDAY

by The Giving Spirit - 3 weeks ago

 

The Giving Spirit’s 2019 Winter Outreach

Marks 20 Years of Service

 

Who:   The Giving Spirit, one of Los Angeles’ largest homeless outreach organizations

 

What:  In celebration of The Giving Spirit’s 20th year, more than 2,000 volunteers of all ages will come together to build life-saving survival kits and attend curated Learning Experiences, a solution-based discussion between experts in advocacy, policy, and academia and formerly homeless individuals. Volunteers are also invited to deliver survival aid directly to individuals on the streets, an interaction designed to remove the stigma often associated with homelessness.

 

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019:

      8:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Survival Kit Assembly

      9:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Learning Experience: “Without a Parachute: Abandoned, Senior and Homeless”

      11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Learning Experience: “Homeless College Students – Studying Their Way Off the Streets”

      11:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Survival Kit Distribution/Outreach: Volunteers learn how to approach and interact with homeless individuals while distributing survival kits, a touching, eye-opening, and memorable experience

 

WheBrentwood Presbyterian Church, 12000 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049.  Volunteers are encouraged to sign up to participate or make a donation at www.the givingspirit.org.

 

AbouAbout The Giving Spirit

The Giving Spirit provides life-sustaining aidand resuscitating hope to homeless children, women and families throughout Greater Los Angeles while bringing understanding and awareness to communities and individuals around the root causes of homelessness. The Giving Spirit received a Certificate of Recognition from Mayor and frequent Giving Spirit volunteer Eric Garcetti and the city of Los Angeles in 2015.  Learn more at www.TheGivingSpirit.org, follow The Giving Spirit on Facebook and on Instagram @thegivingspirit.


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