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Well House 19:1 campaign seeks to educate, offers opportunity

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Well House is raising awareness of homelessness in Kent county with a campaign called 19:1 which reflects the ratio of vacant houses to homeless persons.

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On Monday November 18, at 5:30 p.m. Well House will initiate its 19:1 campaign designed to educate about an essential human necessity, namely providing people housing.

Show your support for the Housing First model, a a Well House initiative that focuses on individual needs and accommodates those seeking immediate housing without requiring sobriety first.  

Well House believes that homelessness in Kent County can be alleviated bases on current statistics showing that for every one person without a home, there are 19 apartments or houses unoccupied that could be utilized.

Organizations and groups as well as individuals are welcome to endorse the campaign by donating funds and displaying posters and other promotional materials that will be provided at the meeting. Precedes will go towards the completion of restoration of a house that will be dedicated as an affordable living space.

Where: Well House, 600 Cass Avenue SE

When: November 18 from 5:30-7 p.m.

 


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Eric Tank lives with his lovely wife and daughter in the East Hills area. He is a photography enthusiast and supports local art, food, and entertainment.

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