November is National Homelessness Awareness Month.
Now more than ever, Sarasota needs Second Heart Homes.
Now more than ever, we need you!
In just over a year, we have filled a significant gap in homelessness and mental health services, achieving:
Over 10,000 nights of homelessness off the street
Enhanced quality of life through improvement of hygiene, computer skills, interpersonal development and life skills
The purchase of four homes that provide long-term housing for 24 adult male clients
A reduction of emergency services provided by critical stabilization units and hospitals
A reduction in legal charges relating to homelessness
A reduction in panhandling
13 Mental Health Court graduates
One home owner
One right to vote restored
Partnership with Samaritans Counseling Services of Gulf Coast
But wait, there's more!
There is a great need to serve the over 200 homeless women that are struggling in our community right now. We recently purchased two properties to start our first women's mental health housing program, which will serve 12 women in need of our supportive housing services.
"Home is Where the Heart is," our $75,000 unrestricted holiday campaign, is going to help us expand our offerings to homeless adults with mental health issues through critical investments in:
Our new women’s homes and support services program
Stronger client outreach
More housing for men and women
Expanded self-care, skill building and interpersonal programming
Volunteer recruitment and training
Increased access to community programs, services and resources
Staff hiring and training
Purchasing goods and services for client care and home maintenance
Post-program client support
Your holiday gift today will help us maintain and expand our proven supportive housing program in 2022!
Click on the heart above to make your holiday gift online.We welcome all types of unrestricted gifts, but especially recurring gifts and gifts made at suggested giving levels.
Or mail your check to: Second Heart Homes, PO Box 3886, Sarasota, FL 34230
To make a donation between $5-$500, please give directly through the Flanzer Foundation Matching Gift Program. Just click on the Flanzer image belowand select “Second Heart Homes” as your Recipient. The Flanzer family is matching donations at these levels through year end.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS HEART!
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