This past November was their largest fundraiser to date, where 475 suits were collected and donated to local nonprofit St. Joseph the Worker, whose objective is to “help remove barriers by providing the resources necessary to gain and maintain employment.”
A $50,000 grant from the Arizona Lottery will provide financial support for critical collaborative programs and resources by the Human Services Campus (HSC) including campus partners Homeless I.D. Project and St. Joseph the Worker for men and women experiencing homelessness.
Rising rent across the Phoenix area is pushing low wage workers into homelessness. That is according to advocates for the poor and others who work with the homeless community in Maricopa County.
Read about our 22nd annual Hike for the homeless. Proceeds help individuals experiencing homelessness or hardship find self-sufficiency through quality employment.