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Create Care Packs for People Experiencing Homelessness in Atlanta

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Step Up On Second, Inc.

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Quick Overview: Mobilize your friends and host a remote Care Pack donation drive to provide relief to people experiencing homelessness and a mental health condition. 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.stepup.org/

Mission: Step Up's mission is to deliver compassionate support to individuals experiencing mental health conditions and chronic homelessness. 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: You will promote the health, safety and dignity of your unhoused neighbors and assist Step Up teams as they provide housing and support. We have teams urgently in need of these essential health 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 a pack with essential items along their journey to being housed!!

Contents of 1 Care Pack (Assemble each Care Pack in a Ziploc bag):

  • Gloves
  • Mask
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Comb (medium and wide tooth)
  • Toothbrush & toothpaste
  • Sanitary napkins/tampons
  • Deodorant
  • Soap/soap sheet
  • Razors
  • Ziploc bags
  • Plastic/grocery bag
  • Lotion
  • Lace cloth
  • Rain poncho
  • Water bottle
  • Baby wipes
  • Socks

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Assemble & deliver individual care packs in gallon ziploc
baggies or back packs for staff to distribute.

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 the packs so that staff can distribute these items as efficiently 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.

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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.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

Tue Feb 02, 2021 - Sun Feb 28, 2021

WHERE

Step Up Atlanta RegionDecatur, GA 30033

(33.80923,-84.28055)
 

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