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CREATE HYGIENE KITS FOR PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

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Step Up On Second, Inc.



Quick Overview: Mobilize your friends and host a remote hygiene kit donation drive to provide relief to people experiencing homelessness and a mental health issue. By providing these necessary resources amidst the COVID-19 crisis, you become part of the solution!

Organization Name: Step Up on Second

Organization Website: https://www.stepuponsecond.org/ways-to-give/volunteer/

Mission: Step Up's mission is to deliver compassionate support to individuals experiencing mental health conditions and chronic homelessness. While many of us shelter at home, Step Up's staff delivers frontline support to our members including street outreach, medicine, counseling, and food delivery while connecting them with housing and the keys to their own apartment. With your donation of vital supplies, Step Up essential outreach teams can continue to get more individuals off the streets and into safe housing.

Impact: Your volunteer efforts will contribute to the hygiene and safety of our members experiencing homelessness and assist our teams as they provide housing and support. We have teams urgently in need of these essential hygiene supplies to provide to members during outreach and move-in. So far, Step Up housed over 300 members during the pandemic and each member benefitted from one of these kits along their journey to being housed.

Contents of 1 kit

Shampoo

1 toothbrush & toothpaste

1-2 bars of soap

*Feminine Hygiene pads separately

1-2 packs of tissues

1 hand sanitizer

1 shaving cream

1 razor

1 pack wet wipes

1 hair brush or comb

1 large Ziploc bag to hold items

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: When you express interest for this opportunity, we will follow up with information on how to schedule a donation drop-off or order items online.

Requirements: Upon receiving instructions for the donation drive, please look closely at the guidelines for delivery and organization of kits so that staff can distribute these items as quickly as possible.

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About Step Up On Second, Inc.

Location:

1460 4th Street, Suite 205, SANTA MONICA, CA 90401, US

Mission Statement

Step Up delivers compassionate support to people experiencing serious mental illness to help them recover, stabilize, and integrate into the community. Through dynamic partnerships, we provide positive social and learning environments, vocational training, permanent supportive housing opportunities, and recovery services to empower individuals to cultivate lives of hope and dignity. We exercise innovative leadership and advocacy to increase public understanding, support and acceptance of all people living with mental illness.

Description

Step Up delivers compassionate support to people experiencing serious mental illness to help them recover, stabilize, and integrate into the community. Through dynamic partnerships, we provide positive social and learning environments, vocational training, permanent supportive housing opportunities, and recovery services to empower individuals to cultivate lives of hope and dignity. We exercise innovative leadership and advocacy to increase public understanding, support and acceptance of all people living with mental illness.

Homeless & Housing
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

Fri Jan 01, 2021 - Sun Feb 28, 2021
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM  

WHERE

Step Up Locations in Los Angeles CountyLos Angeles, CA 90024

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