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YOU'RE INVITED! - JUNE JUBILEE 2014, "Mardi Gras"
A Benefit for Homeless Families
June 11, 2014, Wednesday, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
The Episcopal Church Center of Utah's beautiful outdoor terrace, 75 South 200 East, Salt Lake City.
* The King & Queen of Krewe du Jubilee will reign over the 3rd Annual June Jubilee.
* "Salt City Saints," Brass Band, All You Can Eat New Orleans Style Food, Catered by Pat's BBQ, Fun Silent Auction items, Southern Libations, Mask Making & More!
* Tickets, $45 each (kids under 10 are free), purchase securely online at www.24Tix.com, or at the door.
* For more info, call 801-961-8622.
Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!
The New Face of Homelessness: Young Children and Young Families
Families with children constitute the fastest growing segment of the homeless population nationally and locally. The State of Utah's Comprehensive Report on Homelessness for 2013 reports that homeless persons in families account for 46% of all homelessness in Utah, and Salt Lake County represents the largest population of homelessness in the State at 70%, and that school-age children experiencing homelessness has increased overall by 36% since 2009.
Unfortunately, family homelessness happens far too often. When families, who are barely getting by, stumble and have no resources, homelessness is a real and frightening possibility. These families need help.
The Family Promise - Salt Lake is an interfaith alliance whose mission is to help homeless families achieve lasting self-sufficiency by providing safe and hospitable shelter with the help of local congregations and offering intensive case management support both during and following an episode of homelessness.
Family Promise - Salt Lake is an Affiliate of Family Promise National
Please take a moment to watch an Introductory Video about Family Promise
The following is a Video Guide for Family Promise Volunteers