Out of the Box for Homelessness Fundraiser

Out of the Box for Homelessness Fundraiser
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Please consider joining forces with the Salt & Light Youth of First Christian Church for their Out of the Box for Homelessness fundraiser. The Youth will raise money and generate awareness for the homelessness. Upon the Youth’s arrival, they will take their three items that they have been allowed to bring with them and begin to assemble their cardboard box home for the night. They will ...
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Be a Homeless Knight: Help Raise $30,000 to Fight Homelessness

Be a Homeless Knight: Help Raise $30,000 to Fight Homelessness
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Here is your friendly reminder to help fight homelessness by coming out to support Crossroads Community Center at our annual medieval festival and fundraiser, Homeless Knights, on April 3rd from 6-8 pm at the Greenville Country Club. We are asking for donations of $25 to cover the cost of keeping one resident off the street. Donations will be accepted for any amount of money. All purchases mad...
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Fight Homelessness and Win a Week in a Beach House

Fight Homelessness and Win a Week in a Beach House
Our Homeless Knights event on April 3rd will feature live auctions to help us reach our goal of raising $30,000 for our center and residents. There are many ways to fight homelessness. All of the funds raised through our auctions will go towards our Center's daily activities providing meals, shelter, and assistance in finding jobs, with the ultimate goal of our residents achieving self-sufficiency...
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Medieval Festival to Benefit the Homeless: Homeless Knights Returns April 3rd

Medieval Festival to Benefit the Homeless: Homeless Knights Returns April 3rd
It’s that time of the year again, come out and support Crossroads Community Center at our annual medieval festival and fundraiser, Homeless Knights, on April 3rd from 6-8 pm at the Greenville Country Club. Admission is free, but we will be hosting a live and a silent auction, including two 1- to help meet our goal of raising $30,000 for our residents. Donations will be accepted for any amount of m...
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Volunteer Hair Stylists Helping the Homeless

Volunteer Hair Stylists Helping the Homeless
Blake Roberts, Jennie Roberson, Corri Hill and Patty Alt, from Ulta Beauty, came and showed their love and compassion for the local homeless… by cutting and styling their hair! On the 3rd Monday of each month women from Ulta Beauty come out to cut and style the residents’ hair. This week we had the privilege of welcoming Blake Roberts, Jennie Roberson, Corri Hill and Patty Alt to work with our ...
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The Causes Of Homelessness in Greenville, NC and Beyond

The Causes Of Homelessness in Greenville, NC and Beyond
Though the causes of homelessness vary, on any given night, there are approximately 643,067 people experiencing homelessness in America. Homelessness is a huge issue across our great nation, leading many to live their lives on the street without a job and a home. People get to this point in their lives for many reasons including poverty, unemployment, divorce, alcohol/drug abuse, mental health, ...
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Homelessness During the Holidays: Tar River Community Band Cheers Residents

Homelessness During the Holidays: Tar River Community Band Cheers Residents
Homelessness during the holidays is a particularly painful and difficult situation for many. Separated from loved ones and missing the warmth of family and friends, it can be difficult for residents of homeless shelters to "be of good cheer." And who can blame them? Which is why on December 15th the Tar River Community Band brought holiday cheer to the residents of the Community Crossroads Ce...
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The Honor Card Event: How’d We Do?

The Honor Card Event: How’d We Do?
The 2016 Honor Card event kicked off Thursday the 17th at 6:00PM at St. James United Methodist Church. Music was provided by the St. James Jammers. We had about 85 people show for the event, including youth from First Christian Church, who held the “Out of the Box” fundraiser this past spring. Attendees were given an update on what we have accomplished this past year as well as some insight in...
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National Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week: What You Can Do

National Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week: What You Can Do
November 12-20, 2016 is National Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week which is held annually the week before Thanksgiving. The holidays can be particularly hard for homeless individuals. Many may suffer from depression, PTSD, and anxiety while dealing with such a traumatic experience. More than 600,000 people in the U.S. are homeless at any given time. Many are forced to live in the stree...
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The Honor Card: Preventing Homelessness Through Holiday Giving

The Honor Card: Preventing Homelessness Through Holiday Giving
As October comes to a close that means one thing -- the holidays are right around the corner. No matter where you live or what your religious affiliation is, this time of year is the time of the year when families come together. As time is spent with the people you love, it is now more than ever, an important time to think of the homeless population right outside of your door. Local North C...
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