The Homeless Resource Fair, formerly known as the Stand Down, is a one-day event that links homeless individuals and families with community resources. This year’s event will be held on Saturday November 13, 2010 and it will provide attendees with medical services, referrals to social service agencies, legal assistance, haircuts, food, and much more. The Homeless Resource Fair is important in connecting hundreds of homeless individuals with a community that can restore their hope. With your help, we know the 2010 Homeless Resource Fair will be successful in lending a hand to our homeless neighbors.
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Do You Want to Get Involved in Making a Difference in the Homeless Community?
Become an Event Sponsor: Will you consider becoming a sponsor of our event? Monetary donations are tax deductible and will be used to secure backpacks, socks, and hygiene items that we will distribute to attendees on the day of the event. Below are the sponsorship levels.
Please complete the sponsorship form and mail it with a check, payable to LifeWorks (ECHO’s fiscal agent), by November 5th to:
Goodwill Industries of Central Texas – Job Source Program
Please write “ECHO – HRF” in the memo line, to ensure that your donation goes to the correct account! Secure donations can be made online at: http://tiny.cc/HRFdonation.
If you and/or your organization can host a donation drive and/or help us to spread the word, we would be grateful.
The Homeless Resource Fair is in need of the following items to distribute or use at the event.
If you’re able to donate funds and/or goods to this event in any way, we’d love to know the details so that we can plan accordingly. Please contact us to let us know the “who/what/when/where.” If there is anything we can do to assist you, please tell us how.
Does your agency provide services to homeless individuals and families? If so, please consider having a booth at the Homeless Resource Fair. Attendees can benefit from many services such as assistance with medical care, employment, legal aid, birth certificates, veterans’ benefits, educational services, housing procurement, etc. Community organizations are welcome and encouraged to participate as service providers. Please complete the registration form and mail it to Goodwill Job Source Program, Attn. Homeless Resource Fair, 2001 Rosewood Avenue, Building B2101, Austin, TX, 78702 or fax it to 512.480.5948 Attn. Homeless Resource Fair, or e-mail it to HRFaustin@gmail.com.
We want to ensure the homeless community knows about the resource fair. Please feel free to distribute the flier where appropriate.
Participants can pre-register at the following sites:
Sign up to volunteer at the 2010 Homeless Resource Fair. Here’s your chance to be a part of this annual resource fair that helps connect individuals to much needed services and goods. In 2009, we had over 150 community members generously contribute their time, energy and expertise to make the event a success. Please consider volunteering in the following areas:
We have volunteer opportunities on both Friday November 12th and Saturday November 13th. Please sign up to volunteer at the Homeless Resource Fair through Volunteer Spot.
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