ALONG the WAY: Weekly Update from WAY STATION
Updated: Jan 6
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December 9, 2021 - As I write this portion of the newsletter, I am awash with gratitude and love for all of the volunteers that help us meet the needs of those we serve. I would like to ask that we hold all of the volunteers responding to the crisis in Kentucky and surrounding areas in our hearts and prayers.
Way Station Openings Appointment only
Monday 10am - 2pm
Thursdays 10am - 1pm
Drop-In & Pick-ups:
Who we served and how:
The Way Station served 33 individuals and families this week
15 of the 33 people served lacked housing, living in tents, cars, and couches
6 are housed in hotels
8 are housed in homes or trailers
4 has an unknown living situations
2 was new to the Way Station
9 Way Station food bags
8 Vaughn food bags delivered
7 Phone cards ($40 Value each)
14 Laundry cards and pods to each ($15+ value each)
18 Gas cards (15 $20 and 3 $30 each)
9 Rolls of toilet paper
Countless warm and smiling faces to greet our guests as we delivered or met them at the door
We are in constant need of your help. We need, on a weekly basis:
Pull-top canned foods; canned veggies, ravioli's, soups, tuna, etc.
Please only donate unopened and or unused food and toiletry items. Though we appreciate all donations, homemade or opened items cannot be used and are disposed of. As always, the Way Station would like to thank you all for your continued support as we battle homelessness and housing insecurity. If you, or someone you know, would like to learn more about volunteer work, please contact Dan Lavigne (603) 452-7113 email@example.com
A BIG thank you!
As always, Thank you to our community and our volunteers, new and returning! We love having support from everyone as well as donations. We would not be able to provide the services we do without all of our supporters and kind hearts!
Weekly news and highlights
In addition to our gas, phone, and laundry cards, we also provide food and clothing as well as outside gear for camping! We do offer laundry services and showers by appointment only. We also offer an ear as we have stated before, our staff and volunteers are all very compassionate and willing to help to the best of their ability!
If you are interested in volunteering we are always welcoming new folks, we have a great group and always looking for more kind faces! We are also looking for “on-call” volunteers for the Way Station as well if you or someone you might know might be interested!
Way Station Openings - Appointment only
Monday 10 am - 2pm
Thursdays 10 am - pm
Who we served and how
- The Way Station served 20 individuals and families this week
- 12 of the 20 people served lacked housing, living in tents, cars, and couches
· 2 are housed in hotels
· 6 are housed in homes or trailers
· 2 has an unknown living situations
· 2 of the 20 individuals are new to the Way Station this week
· 9 Way Station food bags
· 6 Vaughn food bags delivered
· 4 Phone cards ($140 + Value)
· 17 Laundry cards and pods to each ($340+ value)
· 9 Gas cards ($80)
· 8 rolls of toilet paper
· Lots of clothing and footwear
- Countless warm and smiling faces to greet our guests as we delivered or met them at the door
As we move into the week coming, we have a request. If you, or someone you know, is interested in donating any items to the Way Station, please have them contact Dan.
Donations of unopened bottled water are also being accepted at this time.
The Way Station is always looking for pop-top canned goods, camping equipment, camping cookware, and canteens, etc.
If you, or someone you know, would like to learn more about volunteer work, please contact Dan.
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