People transitioning out of homelessness, particularly those with mental illnesses or those overcoming addictions, can find it difficult to furnish new apartments and remain in housing. Through the Make It A Home fund, A-SPAN (Arlington Street People's Assistance Network) strives to keep people from becoming homeless again by helping them furnish their new homes with beds and other furniture.
A-SPAN provides housing and case management for people who suffer from mental illness and substance-abuse problems through two permanent, supportive housing programs. As A-SPAN continues to expand these programs, the demand for new furniture for their clients continues to grow. Not only can a new bed help clients feel more at home, A-SPAN's staff has noticed it also can make them more appreciative of their new housing, giving them a greater incentive for staying there. Due to health concerns, A-SPAN buys new beds and cannot accept donated beds.
Join G-Team and donate $10 to help A-SPAN provide bedding for people transitioning from homelessness. If G-Team members raise $500, then A-SPAN can purchase a new queen-size mattress, box springs, and frames for one person's new home. Each additional $500 raised will be used to provide another person with a bed.
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