YP Impact has teamed with United Way Emerging Leaders on their Connect For Good -Fighting Homelessness Series!
Connect for Good is a chance to take your volunteering and community engagement up a notch. Do you have questions about why people are homeless? What our community is doing about the issue? What’s working, what’s already been tried and what isn’t working? This experience will give you the chance to get answers to all those questions (and more) so that you can understand contributing factors as well as solutions that are moving people safely into permanent homes.
The commitment: Sessions will be held on Nov 20 and Dec 4. During these two sessions you’ll learn in-depth information about the issue of homelessness in King County, how to engage your networks to fight homelessness and get to know your fellow Emerging Leaders. Then on Dec 14, you’ll volunteer as a group at the Family Resource Exchange to directly help those who are experiencing homelessness.
Note that this is a multiple day volunteering opportunity and participants will need to commit to the schedule below.
Wednesday 11/20 (6pm – 8:30pm)
Introduction to United Way: Overview of Four Focus Areas
Part 1: Ending Homelessness
Part 1: Fundraising basics/ best practices
November 21 – Dec 3 (fundraise and work on activities)
Wednesday 12/4 (6pm – 8:30pm)
Part 2: Fundraising basics/ best practices
Part 2: Ending Homelessness
Saturday December 14 ( 3 hour shift between 9am-3pm)
Volunteer at the Family Resource Exchange (commit to attending 3hr morning shift or 3hr afternoon shift)
By signing up for this project you are committing to participating during Nov/ Dec (a duration of 3 weeks).
Please note signups are being hosted on the United Way site so click here or on the link below.