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Don't Walk By to Homelessness, New York, New York

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Address: 132 Madison Avenue
New York, New York  10016  
United States
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 2000
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Mission Statement


The Rescue Alliance is a partnership of faith-based ministries that are focused on offering homeless men,women and children an alternative to living on the streets. In January of 2010 an army of hundreds of volunteers will fan out across Manhattan to offer every single street person food, blankets, but most importantly a complete ?holistic residential recovery program that offers them new life in Christ? and educational, vocational and housing solutions. Our goal is to educate and mobilize New Yorkers of faith to compassionately engage homeless men, women and children throughout the city.

Description


Through an alliance of volunteers, outreach experts and resource providers, see that every man and woman living on Manhattan?s streets is offered a chance to see their life transformed. In response to Christ?s teaching in the parable of the Good Samaritan, we are mobilizing 1,000 volunteers, led by trained professionals, in a massive outreach to every street homeless man and woman in New York City in January 2010. These volunteers will compassionately share Christ, and provide food, blankets and other needs. For those ready to leave the streets, we offer a place in a residential recovery program featuring a Christian discipleship curriculum composed of one-on-one counseling, career and educational training and Christian growth.

Through an alliance of volunteers, outreach experts and resource providers, see that every man and woman living on Manhattan?s streets is offered a chance to see their life transformed. In response to Christ?s teaching in the parable of the Good Samaritan, we are mobilizing 1,000 volunteers, led by trained professionals, in a massive outreach to every street homeless man and woman in New York City in January 2010. These volunteers will compassionately share Christ, and provide food, blankets and other needs. For those ready to leave the streets, we offer a place in a residential recovery program featuring a Christian discipleship curriculum composed of one-on-one counseling, career and educational training and Christian growth.

Mission Statement: The Rescue Alliance is a partnership of faith-based ministries that are focused on offering homeless men,women and children an alternative to living on the streets. In January of 2010 an army of hundreds of volunteers will fan out across Manhattan to offer every single street person food, blankets, but most importantly a complete ?holistic residential recovery program that offers them new life in Christ? and educational, vocational and housing solutions. Our goal is to educate and mobilize New Yorkers of faith to compassionately engage homeless men, women and children throughout the city.

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Program Type:


Homeless Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes