Sunday, January 19, 2014

Results for the January 18, 2014 San Francisco Health and Vision Event: Polk Gultch District

Today at Old First Presbyterian Church we held another San Francisco Health and Vision Event: 86 individuals received toiletries and socks, 55 individuals received sleeping bags, 43 individuals were connected to prescription eye glasses, 41 women received bras from  Be a Dear and Donate a Brassiere, 40 had their portraits taken by photographer Vince Donovan, 15 people got follow up appointments with social workers at Project Homeless Connect's Every Day Connect, 8 people signed up for Assurance cell phones, 7 individuals visited nurses, others recieved lunch, books and clothing.

 A big thank you to all the partners and volunteers who made today's event a success, including:

  • Old First Presbyterian Church
  • Welcome
  • St. Paulus Lutheran Church
  • Project Homeless Connect
  • Be A Dear and Donate a Brassiere
  • Walgreens
  • Vince Donovan
  • Seminarians from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary 
  • The Castro Lions Club
This project was made possible because of financial support from the Sam Mazza Foundation.  
Our next event will be held at St. Francis Lutheran Church (152 Church Street near Market) on February 22nd from 10am-3pm.
Individuals connected to prescription glasses since our project began: 166

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