Courtesy of Community Homeless Solutions:
Community Homeless Solutions will host a luncheon to raise awareness from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 14 at The Vault, 452 San Benito St., in Hollister.
The following is the announcement from the organization:
Join Community Homeless Solutions for a luncheon to raise awareness for those in need in our community. Enjoy a Fajitas Style lunch with rice and beans donated by Abundant Life Church, taco meat and chicken donated by Martha’s Kitchen and vegetarian options will also be made available. Hear from those affected by homelessness and help us raise funds to meet our goal!
100% of the tickets sales will go to the H.O.M.E. Resource Center. DJ services donated by DJ Seize.
YOUR DONATION. HELPING THE COMMUNITY!
What the passenger van will be used is for pick up and drop offs at designated locations to help clients in their job search, to be used when purchasing items for the center, to drop off or pick up clients at the hospital, medical appointments and for field trips.
About the H.O.M.E. Resource Center – opened its doors on December 1, 2017. This is the first year-round shelter operating in San Benito County and serves up to 50 adults each night. The shelter has two large dorm rooms to separately house men (28) and women (22). It has a large reception area with storage and office space, and a very large living area where meals are prepared and served with a TV for guests to watch. The kitchen and laundry room was completed in the Spring 2019. Two large bathrooms with multiple showers are available for shelter guests.
The shelter is open seven days a week, 4:30 pm to 8 am, each night of the year, and is located at 1161 San Felipe Road in Hollister. Shelter staff provide nightly pick-ups and morning drop-offs at four locations in the city. Guests receive hot dinners each night, provided by different church and community groups, as well as a continental breakfast and sack lunch. Guests are assigned a bed for the duration of their stay and given a locker to store their personal and hygiene items. Guests also receive a variety of supportive services that include case management, alcohol/drug counseling and treatment services, referral services, and assistance with applying for social service benefits.
The H.O.M.E. Resource Center is operated and managed by Community Homeless Solutions, a 501(c)(3) non profit organization.