Help the homeless by donating to the United Way's Community Resource Exchange
Seattle University shares a strong and longstanding relationship with the United Way of King County. Here's another opportunity for SU faculty and staff to lend a hand to help improve the quality of life in our wider community.
United Way's Community Resource Exchange is a day devoted to connecting people experiencing homelessness in King County with immediate access to the services and resources they need. In one place on one day attendees enjoy a hot meal and have access to free health services, haircuts, voicemail accounts, public benefits, referrals to employment training and more. Last October, more than 1,200 community members experiencing homelessness came to the Community Resource Exchange for a day of hope and help.
H O W YO U C A N H E L P
Organize a supply drive
Help spearhead a supply drive for the Community Resource Exchange at your company, church or place of worship, school or within your neighborhood and make a world of difference in the lives of the many who so desperately need it.
Simply choose an item from the list below and register HERE. (bit.ly/cresupplydrive)
- New socks
- Travel-sized toiletries (razors, combs, shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste)
- Sneakers and athletic shoes
All collected items need to be dropped off at the United Way of King County's office (720 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104) on Sept. 6 by 5 p.m.
For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.uwkc.org/cre.
By the way, Day of Caring is being coordinated by Moira Ohl, an SU alumna working as an AmeriCorps VISTA at the United Way of King County--further proof that our graduates are making a difference in their communities. Moira can be reached with any questions at email@example.com.
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