LIVunLtd is proud to support New York City Relief by collecting travel-sized toiletry items for Homeless Hygiene Kits, through January 15. Homelessness is at an all-time high in New York City, with more than 60,000 people homeless shelters, and many more living on the streets. Homelessness in NYC is at the highest levels since the Great Depression. Each week, New York City Relief gives away approximately 650 hygiene kits to those in need. Get involved! Participate by donating one (or more) of the items listed below.
Liquid body wash
All donation items must be new, travel-sized, quality, name-branded products. Please send donations to LIVunLtd Headquarters location in NYC, to the attention of Brianna Hoffman. Please call our office for more information (212) 784-2390.
More Than Words is a job training and youth development program that empowers nearly 350 youth each year to take charge of their lives by taking charge of our $4M bookselling business. They work with the most vulnerable young adults in Greater Boston: those who are in the foster care system, court-involved, homeless, or out of school.
At More Than Words, they earn a paying job, working approximately 20 hours per week in our businesses learning critical customer service, technology, inventory management, and leadership skills. They also work a second paying “YOU” job, attending workshops and site visits and receiving focused support to ensure they persist in school and map plans for their future work, education, and life.
We are donating paperback and hardcover books, CDs and DVDs in their original cases, records, and video games to support this cause. If you have any items you’d like to donate to help in our efforts, please drop them off at the address below between now and December 13.
Rosie’s Place was founded in 1974 as the first women’s shelter in the United States. Their mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that helps poor and homeless women maintain their dignity, seek opportunity and find security in their lives.
Today, Rosie’s Place not only provides meals and shelter but also creates answers for 12,000 women a year through wide-ranging support, housing and education services.
Rosie’s Place relies solely on the generous support of individuals, foundations, and corporations and does not accept any city, state or federal funding. Thanks to these donations, 83 cents of every dollar raised goes directly to services for poor and homeless women.
The Bulle Rock Welcome One Volunteers Club and your FirstService Residential Team will be working together to collect and deliver items to the Welcome One Emergency Shelter, the only year-round homeless shelter in Harford County. Donations are being accepted at the address below through August 22.
They have a need for the following specific items:
700 Richmond St #416
London, ON N6A 5C7
As part of the 2018 FirstService California Annual Meeting, associates gathered in Irvine, California to celebrate the growth and accomplishments achieved in 2017 by the region’s approximate 1,000 Associates. Attendees participated in a fun outreach activity which involved building 50 care packages for families who have been displaced by fires, homelessness or emergency situations.
According to one Associate who was attending their first Annual Meeting, “it was heartwarming to see our people work together with such care and thoughtfulness to create a basket that will offer hope to people going through a difficult time.”
The activity was fitting in that it reflected the theme of the day: Our Future Starts with Us. We work in teams, made up of individuals, who are making a difference in the lives of each other, our company, our clients, and the communities and residents that we serve. Each regional team was responsible for bringing one of ten items that were included in the Welcome Home Baskets (candles, board games, decorative item, broom/dust pan, first aid kit, etc).
The event was a tremendous success!
Waj H. (Analyst, Risk and Compliance) describes his experience as “eye-opening”. “It made me recognize how fortunate I am to have everything I need, and perhaps I shouldn’t complain about the small inconveniences in my life. I could go on and on, but overall I’m thankful I had the opportunity to give back, connect and appreciate how fortunate I really am. Thank you to Ryan B. (Director, Finance) for organizing.”If anybody in the Toronto area ever wants to get involved with this great program, feel free to learn more here.