|

Families in Transition seeking help for local homeless residents

Region – Families in Transition (FIT), based in Northborough, has been helping to support homeless families through advocacy as well as providing supplies and food to those without any supports in place.

“We receive calls daily of families in crisis without food, shelter or basic necessities,” explained Julie Stanwood, the head of Friends of Families in Transition. The calls for families in crisis are not limited to the city, she noted. Many calls are coming from Northborough and other suburban communities.

“We are working currently in need of funding to continue our mission of serving families in crisis. With the numbers of families reaching out to community organizations such as FIT, increasing we are at a critical need of support,” Stanwood said.

FIT is seeking funding as well as donations of gift cards to allow them to continue providing for these families. Donations can be dropped off at Trinity Church, 23 Main St., in Northborough or mailed to FIT, 23 Main St., Northborough, MA 01532.

The following gift cards are needed: Dunkin’ Donuts $5 or $10; CVS $5 or $10; McDonalds $5 or $10; or any denomination of Walmart, Stop & Shop or Visa gift cards.

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=90603

Posted by on Jul 16 2017. Filed under Neighbors helping neighbors, Northborough. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Please complete this math problem before clicking Submit * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

Recently Commented

  • andrew Arcona: I do not recall giving you permission to use my full name and personal information in this editorial...
  • Gina Tiberio Hamilton: Thank you for printing this and raising awareness for the Walk to End Alzheimers. At $6,245,...
  • Simon Church: I’ve got to say that I do love that lovely touch of a homemade meal. I know that my own best...
  • Dennis C. Chang: Good luck to the City of Marlborough!
  • Eric Rossini: Call today (774) 239-1346 to become a champion and leader in our dojo. – Eric Rossini, Sensei