Photo Credit: Laura Shmania
Project Connect - Orange County
Thursday, October 9, 2014
9 am to 3 pm
Hargraves Community Center
Chapel Hill, NC
Project Connect is a one-day, one-stop center that connects people experiencing, or at risk of homelessness with a broad range of short and long-term services. These include housing, employment, health and dental care, mental health care, veterans’ and social service benefits, legal services, and more. For 2013, over 50 social service agencies and 300 volunteers served 250 guests.
Since 2007, the event has served over 1100 people in Orange County. The event is a key strategy of the Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness.
Through a unique community-wide partnership, Project Connect involves dozens of businesses, several hundred volunteers, local governments, faith-based communities, and service providers all in an effort to assist fellow community members end homelessness in Orange County.
How Can I Be a Part of Project Connect?
Project Connect is possible because of the generosity of hundreds of donors and volunteers. Volunteers can assist with a wide variety of event logistics, direct services, and more. Donors are needed to provide financial contributions as well as food donations. As Project Connect 2014 approaches we will post a detailed list of volunteer and donation opportunities.
To Donate - CLICK HERE.