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  • Project Homeless Connect 2016

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    Snohomish County's Project Homeless Connect

    A few facts:
    186 guests were 55 years or older
    181 guests were children under the age of 18
    140 pets received services, from Everett Animal Shelter
    56% of guests reported they currently do not have stable housing, meaning they do not have a consistent place to live (living in a car, on the street, or couch surfing)
    101 services were offered this year
    191 volunteers helped this year
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    Looking for a way to get involved in your community? Volunteers are needed in Children’s Services for the YWCA in Lynnwood. To learn more about this and other opportunities visit: http://getconnected.uwsc.org/

    To join in breaking the cycle of poverty, visit uwsc.org or text IJOINED to 41444 to donate today! Show less
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    • Project Homeless Connect 2016 - Duration: 87 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 136 views
      Snohomish County's Project Homeless Connect

      A few facts:
      186 guests were 55 years or older
      181 guests were children under the age of 18
      140 pets received services, from Everett Animal Shelter
      56% ...
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      • 135 views
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      • 4 months ago
      • 40 views
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      • 6 months ago
      • 55 views
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      • 7 months ago
      • 243 views
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