One of our charity partners for the BCRR Thanksgiving Day is the Advocates for Homeless and Those in Need (AHTN). We recently asked a representative from AHTN to share with us some examples of their mission here in Lower Bucks County, and what follows is a recent one:
AHTN received a call from a newly divorced father of two.
He was away from the home, moved back to the area and realized that the rent and other bills were not being paid. After a few nights in his old home, he was evicted, without preparation and had nowhere to go.
He reached out to AHTN for emergency shelter assistance and gas assistance.
AHTN provided him with emergency hotel stay, and one of our Homeless Outreach Team Mentors met him at a local gas station, and filled his tank with gas. We also directed him to the Housing Link to complete his intake, Opportunity Council for further assessment and Career Link to obtain assistance with resume and job search.
This gentleman followed the recommendations and found stable work and is working towards permanent housing.
We couldn’t be more proud to support this fantastic organization and we look forward to making another great donation to them this year, but to do that we need YOUR HELP!!! In our 28 year history this race has raised more than $350,000 for our charity partners. So don’t hesitate, register today , and allow your contribution to enable them to continue their fine work.