Volunteers and donations needed for Project Homeless Connect

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE

More than 60 providers will participate in Project Homeless Connect on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the Reno Events Center.

The event provides individuals and families experiencing homelessness free services such as medical care, social services, housing information and quality of life services such as haircuts and massages.

This is the fourth year the City of Reno has organized the event with participation largely coming from agencies belonging to the Reno Area Alliance for the Homeless.

Project Homeless Connect is a nation-wide best practice and is currently held in more than 200 communities around the world each year.

Volunteers and donations of pastries, toiletries, socks, hats and gloves are still needed for this event. To volunteer or donate please contact Krista Lee with the city of Reno at (775) 657-4675.

What: Project Homeless Connect
When: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 from 7 a.m. until 12 p.m.
Where: Reno Events Center at 400 North Center Street

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