We are writing to you from Vancouver BC with great news! Our project – Storage for Homeless – has made it through to the 2nd round of voting!
To recap, we are First United, an outreach ministry in downtown Vancouver dedicated to making life better for homeless and marginalised people.
We provide 25 programs and services, including the unique Cart & Belonging Storage Facility, where 200 people per day can store their belongings securely while they meet their basic needs for food, shelter and medical care.
With your help, we have made it through to Round II of voting in the Aviva Community Fund, where we have the chance to secure up to $50k for our Storage Facility.
We are asking you once again to spread the word and vote for us once or daily between October 20 and November 3. Only the top entries make it through to the judging round!
The First United Storage Facility is the first step off the streets for people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Having a secure place to keep their belongings allow people to access services, address health concerns, seek housing, and go to work. It is a low cost and truly…