In fact, during the final ten days of January such counts will take place in every community across our nation. The PIT, which occurs every year, allows communities and the nation as whole to track progress towards ending homelessness, and gather vital data about the needs of those experiencing homelessness.
and the nation as a whole are committed to ending veteran homelessness this year and chronic homelessness next year. Dallas
Here in Dallas, MDHA’s grantees and partner agencies count guests and residents in shelters and housing sites, while the above mentioned community volunteers, escorted by Dallas police officers, locate and count those living elsewhere. Similar counts are conducted the same night by the Collin County Homeless Coalition and by the cities of
Garland, Irving and Mesquite, who are all part the area Continuum of Care organization, which is led by MDHA. Dallas
MDHA still needs volunteers for this huge operation, which in
is subsidized by the Real Estate Council Foundation. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, should wear clothing appropriate for the weather and comfortable shoes, and bring a flashlight, a pen, and a clipboard. Dallas
SIGN UP HERE TO TODAY TO VOLUNTEER: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0a4ea8ae2aa02-2015
For questions, contact Shavon Moore, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 972.638.5627