WHAT WE DO
Service Above Self
Our "Provisions for Persons Who are Homeless" Project
Move in and backpack kits for people experiencing homelessness in our community.
The Rotary Club of Wheat Ridge received a matching grant from Rotary District 5450 to create move-in kits and backpack kits for persons experiencing homelessness. The project was approved to assist the City of Wheat Ridge's Homeless Navigator provide much-needed supplies and essentials to individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Wheat Ridge, Golden, and Edgewater.
The move-in kits consist of items an individual or family need to establish themselves when housing is found. The backpack kits contain hygiene items, first aid kits, socks, gloves, and a cap. Rotary members assembled the kits in June and delivered them to WRPD for distribution by the WRPD Crime Prevention Team and the Homeless Navigator.
Learn more about how Wheat Ridge is responding to the issue of homelessness.
Donate directly to support the work of the Homeless Navigator program.
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