Free events planned for Homelessness Action Week

Sponsored by the Mission Stone Soup collaborative and coordinated by the Mission outreach table

There are several free events scheduled in Mission during Homelessness Action Week.

The purpose of Homelessness Action Week is to raise public awareness around the truths and dispel the myths surrounding this complex situation as well as collaborate towards local solutions.

Sponsored by the Mission Stone Soup collaborative and coordinated by the Mission outreach table, many community agencies have come together to offer a variety of free events to the public offering a platform of connection and engagement with the people that work in Mission directly with this broad population.

Mission is a very active community in this area and service providers would be happy to meet with you, answer your questions and share information about the diversity of initiatives taking place right now in your community.

Events include:

Us & Them – Film Screening and Q&A:

Tuesday, Oct. 10

Free Film Screening at the Clarke Theatre, panel of speakers and Q & A

33700 Prentis Avenue

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Mission Stone Soup Collaborative

Haven in the Hollow Homeless Shelter Open House:

Wednesday, Oct. 11

32646 Logan Avenue

1-3 p.m.

Come on by and see what the inside of our local homeless shelter looks like. You are welcome to bring donations of Depends/Attends, Rain Ponchos, Socks and Underwear

Free Supper at Hope Central:

Thursday, Oct. 12

33129 Railway Avenue Mission

6 p.m.

Sit down supper at the newly opened Copper Hall

Free community supper in the Mission Community Services Parking Lot:

Friday, Oct. 13

33179 Second Avenue

4:30-6:30 p.m.

Come learn how to cook outside on a budget, prepare and share a meal.

 

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