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Poverty/Homeless Assistance (Detroit, MI)
From Sunday, October 21, 2018
To Friday, October 26, 2018

Cass Community Social Services works across the city in areas of concentrated poverty providing programs for food, health, housing and jobs. This is a dynamic organization serving on the front line of the poverty relief effort in this very needy community.

  • CCSS prepares and serves 1 million meals annually.
  • 325 homeless men, women and children currently stay in one of CCSS shelters, transitional housing or permanent supportive housing programs.
  • CCSS operates a weekly free medical clinic and a day program for 100 adults with developmental disabilities.
  • 70 adults are currently employed in the agency’s Green Industries which marry jobs with sustainability.

They would like us to help repair their buildings and get them ready for inspection. We will be painting, patching, cleaning etc., in ten of their buildings. We will be sleeping in the Cass United Methodist Church on our air mattresses. Showers are available.

Cost is $175. This is a drive-to trip. Checks made out to: WAC/VIM.

A deposit for registration is $75 and should be sent to the registrar by the deadline for registration which is September 21, 2018.

Co-leader - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., E12836 Wynding Way, Merrimac, WI, 53561, Phone: 608-345-1368

Registrar - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 8389 North Ivy Street, Brown Deer WI 53223, Phone - 414-354-8285, cell – 414-517-5576

Location - Detroit, MI

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