Interfaith Outreach Still Working to Meet Sleep Out Goals
Plymouth’s Interfaith Outreach is hoping to get some last minute donations for the annual Sleep Out, which is the nonprofit’s biggest fundraising push of the year.
For 23 years, people have slept out in boxes, tents and cars to raise awareness about homelessness and other social issues.
Donations from the annual Sleep Out helps to fund Interfaith’s emergency housing, food shelf, transportation and child care programs.
The money also benefits Interfaith’s neighborhood program, which helps families living in affordable housing units in Plymouth and Medina.
“The neighborhood program reaches over 800 families in the nine affordable housing neighborhoods that we work in,” said Martha Grave, Interfaith’s Neighborhood Program Associate Manager. “And if families work alongside us for a while, we can really help them achieve their goals by connecting them with resources that are already in the community.”
Interfaith is trying to raise $2.6 million by Dec. 31, and they are about $333,000 away from that goal.
You can donate online or stop by their facility in Plymouth on the corner of Highway 101 and County Road 6.