EVENT DATE: Mar 25, 2017
DEADLINE TO GIVE: Mar 25, 2017
FUNDRAISER SET UP DEADLINE: Mar 24, 2017
Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA) is Tempe’s largest social service agency offering programs that address hunger relief, support for senior independence, homelessness prevention and intervention, and health outreach services benefitting 43,000 seniors, adults and children on an annual basis.
The Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program (I-HELP) is Tempe’s sole emergency and transitional shelter resource. It is a highly regarded and vital community resource which provides safe lodging and meals for up to 40 homeless men and women in Tempe. A local network of 10 faith based organizations provide sleeping space within their facilities, and local volunteers provide evening meals and socialization.
On an annual basis I-HELP assists an average of 560 homeless men and women. 34% of clients successfully secure employment and 31% transition to permanent housing—realizing an end to homelessness.