Volunteers Needed for Tucson Homeless Connect Event Oct. 4

More than 300 homeless persons, including 100 estimated veterans, those living on the street, youth who are on their own, and families with children are expected at the Tucson Homeless Connect event on Friday, Oct. 4, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 400 E. University Blvd.

Local service providers, businesses, and volunteers will help the homeless and near-homeless get healthcare, apply for benefits, receive haircuts and receive medical screening, and get pet care. Homeless and near homeless Veterans will be able to apply for VA benefits and get help with jobs, housing, counseling and other needs. All will be served lunch.

Volunteers are needed to help with setup, hygiene kit assembly, registration, hospitality, security, scheduling, and more. To volunteer or receive more information, call Patti or Larry at (520) 299-2900 or email tucsonhomelessconnect@gmail.com.