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- Published on Monday, 17 November 2014 09:55
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Toy Sign-up for our Childrens Christmas Gift Give-A-Way begins today,
November 17, 2014 Till December 12th.
Lewiston/Auburn residents only
For children 13 and under.
Do Not Apply if you'll be getting help from your Church or any other agency.
No Electronics will be included.
When you apply, you need to bring:
Your Picture ID
Your Latest DHS Statement.
You MUST pick up your gifts on Friday. December 19th between 9:30 AM and 3:00 PM - Bring your Picture ID
Getting to know our clients
Because many of our clients become homeless due to mental or physical issues, counseling is often required.
Our Immediate Needs
We currently need, Turkeys for Thanksgiving, Warm Winter Clothing, Paper Products (Paper Towels, Napkins, Toilet Paper), Food donations, Kids clothes, Hygiene Products, Clear 1 Gallon Twist Tie Bags (Not Zip Lock)
Updated Frequently Check back.
Hours of Operation
Monday thru Saturday: 5:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M Sunday: 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Daily Breakfast: 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM
Monday - Saturday Supper: 4:30 to 5:30 PM
Sunday Supper: 2:30 PM
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30 AM to 11:45 AM -- 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Give Away Room Hours:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30 AM to 11:45 AM & 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Facts you should know
Up to 2 Million People Are Homeless At Any Given Time
44 Percent Of The Homeless Are Single Men - Single Women Make Up 13 Percent - Families With Children Are 36 Percent - Unaccompanied Minors Account For 7 Percent.
50 Percent Of The Homeless Are African-American, 35 Percent Are White, 12 Percent Are Hispanic, 2 Percent Are Native American And 1 Percent Is Asian.
The Average Income For A Homeless Individual Was $348 During The Last 30 Days, That's About 51 Percent Of The 1996 Federal Poverty Level of $680/Month For One Person.
44 Percent Did Paid Work During The Past Month.
7 Percent Of The Homeless Population Have Been Sexually Assaulted.
3.5 Million People (1.35 Million Of Which Are Children) Will Experience Homelessness In A Given Year.
Children Under The Age Of 18 Account For 39% Of The Homeless Population. 42% Of These Are Under The Age Of 5.
22% Of Homeless Women Claim Domestic Abuse As Reason For Their Homelessness.
Facts gathered from grabstats.com