HandsOn NEO is Collecting Stuff for Stand Down 2014

The 23rd Homeless Stand Down will take place Saturday, January 25 at Cleveland Public Auditorium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  This event provides members of the homeless community and those facing financial and housing uncertainty with medical and social services to assess and assist those in critical need.  Breakfast and lunch, warm winter clothing, coats, boots, personal hygiene items, and compassion are available to attendees as donations permit.  

Beginning this Sunday, January 5 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ, located at 2592 W. 14th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113, will be the central drop off location. 

Future dates:

January 11-12, 18-19                            1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Monday, January 20                              10:00 a.m. - Noon; 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

January 21-23                                       5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

 * Friday, January 24 & Saturday, January 25 donations accepted at:

   Cleveland Public Auditorium, 500 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

 Critical needs: 

  •  BOOTS
  • PERSONAL HYGIENE ITEMS (Toothbrush, toothpaste, wash cloths, deodarant, shampoo, disposable razors, feminine hygiene products...)

Please visit www.handsonneo.org to view volunteer opportunities throughout the months of January and February in support of the Stand Down.  

Cosponsors of the Homeless Stand Down include NEOCH, Cleveland Food Bank, Cleveland Photographic Society, Cleveland Department of Public Health, Luteran Metropolitan Ministries, Dept. of Veterans Administration, and HandsOn NEO.

From the HandsOn NEO Press Release