Carpenter’s Place seeks donations of new adult-sized walking shoes for the homeless
Online Staff Report
Carpenter’s Place in Rockford is in need of donations of new adult-sized walking shoes for its homeless guests. Donations are being accepted through Wednesday, April 24, as part of a shoe drive.
For more about how to donate, contact Mary Devine, director of volunteer services and in-kind donations at Carpenter’s Place, at (815) 964-4105, ext. 203.
Carpenter’s Place is at 1149 Railroad Ave., Rockford, and can be reached at (815) 964-4106.
Carpenter’s Place was established in June 2000 to provide a central, day-time center for people who are homeless. The center offers a day room, life services, case management, support and educational services, on-site community services, job readiness services, linkage and advocacy to community human service agencies, certified alcohol and drug counselors, a mental health coordinator, supportive transitional housing, women’s housing, permanent supportive housing and veterans’ housing.
Posted April 23, 2012
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