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HEAT WAVE ALERT – HYDRATION FOR THE AT RISK

HEAT WAVE ALERT – HYDRATION FOR THE AT RISK

Water saves lives when the heat wave days of summer are upon us. People living in unsheltered conditions are at increased risk for heat-related illness and death. Your help is needed to provide necessary hydration to the people who need it most.
26.67% Raised
$160.00 donated of $600.00 goal
3 Donors
10 Days Left

Volunteers are handing out filling water bottles thanks to your donations! Your donation will help get drinks and resources to those it will help most. We are dedicated to helping others in our community and hope you will join us.

For many, the only shelter is a hot tent or a hot car, and most have no access to running water. With COVID-19, relief is even harder to find. Many locations where people experiencing homelessness might have gone to use a water fountain or take advantage of air conditioning have shut down.

According to AARP Oregon, hunger is growing among those ages 55 – 74. Food insecurity is an invisible problem that millions of older Americans battle daily. These individuals are at risk for serious heat related illnesses and death without the resources they need to hydrate and cool down.

Blanchet House Mission: To offer food, shelter and aid to all those in need of a safe place to be nourished and restored. Assist the transformation of each life we touch with compassion and dignity. Your support and encouragement allows us to offer meals and clothing to the people who need it during this crisis.

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