Help the Homeless this Winter!

Thu, 2016-11-03 14:34 -- ehill

The Bristol Task Force to End Family Homelessness is seeking volunteers to help keep people safe, warm and healthy during the frigid winter months.

  • Winter Overflow Shelter Monitor - Provide shelter to an additional 20 people during the Winter months! St. Vincent De Paul Mission of Bristol is always filled to capacity. If we are able recruit volunteers, we will be able to keep an additional 20 more people warm and safe this Winter. Please consider volunteering. Volunteers are needed 8 pm - 8 am daily from 12/15/16 - 3/31/17. This is an overnight position. You will have a separate bedroom and will be able to sleep once the residents are asleep. Volunteers receive free training and support from staff. Contact the St. Vincent De Paul Mission of Bristol Shelter for more information or to sign up: 860-589-9098 or edsvdp@comcast.net
  • Warming Center Volunteers - Keep people out of the frigid cold this Winter! The Bristol Task Force to End Family Homelessness and Brian's Angels have teamed up with St. Vincent De Paul to host a Warming Center for the Homeless every day from 1-5 pm. The Center is open now and will be all Winter - as long as we have the volunteers to make it happen! Volunteers are needed to help visistors feel welcome, give them food and snacks and provide them with a safe, friendly place out of the cold. Free training is provided and staff are always available in the case of an emergency. Donations of food are also always welcome! To volunteer, please contact Pat Stebbins, Founder of Brian's Angels at 860-995-6858 or Brians.Angels.Bristol@comcast.net

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