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Poverty/Homeless Assistance (Detroit, MI)
From Sunday, October 20, 2019
To Saturday, October 26, 2019

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

A deposit for registration is $100 and should be sent to the registrar by the deadline for registration which is October 6, 2019.

Co-leader: Sherry Schreiner,425 N. Linwood Ave., Apt 105., Appleton, WI 54914. PH: 920-809-0924; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Location - Cass UMC, Detroit, MI

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