Thrive DC - Washington, DC
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Description: Thrive DC is a homeless service organization providing an onsite breakfast (for anyone) and dinner (women and children only) and a lunch to go, as well as offering job training, employment preparedness services, access to showers, laundry, a computer lab, mail and phones. We distribute hygiene supplies, emergency care items and some clothing and provide referrals to services that we are unable to provide at our site. We also offer substance abuse counseling and specialized programming for women including women transitioning from incarceration.
Volunteers Requests by Thrive DC: Volunteers are needed and welcome in our program daily Monday - Friday from 8 am to 6 pm and help with meal preparation and service, monitoring the computer lab, assisting with administrative work and more. Learn more at http://www.thrivedc.org/volunteer/current-volunteer-opportunities/
Donation Requests by Thrive DC: $50 can provide toiletries for 17 homeless men and women to take hot showers. $100 can provide nutritious, hot meals for 66 homeless and vulnerable individuals. $250 can provide 73 needy individuals with transportation assistance to job interviews or medical appointments. $500 can provide emergency groceries for 21 families on the brink of homelessness. $1,000 can provide 5 weeks of intensive job training and empower a homeless individual to take steps toward independence and self sufficiency.
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