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How Can People of Faith in Pierce County Assist the Homeless?

January 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

What can members of our community do to address the growing challenge of homelessness? People of faith and goodwill are invited to attend an interactive learning session regarding homelessness in Pierce County. Participants will come away with a better understanding of this crisis and will be briefed on the assistance programs that are available, as well as the work that remains to be done.

The crisis is real: during the past 11 months, Associated Ministries interacted with 7,212 households that were experiencing some level of housing instability in Pierce County. These are struggling families and vulnerable individuals who spent the previous night on the street, in a shelter, in a place not meant for human habitation, as well as those fleeing from domestic violence.

Rev. Dr. Eric Jackson of Bethlehem Baptist Church, a member of Associated Ministries’ Board of Directors, will host the gatherings; he invites all people of faith and goodwill to attend to learn more about how to assist those experiencing homelessness in Pierce County.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact AM Communications at communications@associatedministries.org.

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Date:
January 24, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Organizer

Associated Ministries
Phone:
253-426-1507
Email:
michelec@associatedministries.org
Website:
https://associatedministries.org/

Venue

Bethlehem Baptist Church
4818 Portland Avenue E
Tacoma, WA 98404 United States
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Website:
http://bethlehemtacoma.org/

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