“A WALK IN THE PARK” generates $30,000.00

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November 6, 2018

“A WALK IN THE PARK” generates $30,000.00

 A ‘Walk in the Park’ fundraiser brought over 85-walkers to Topeekeegee Yugnee (TY) Park in Hollywood, Florida on Saturday, October 6th. The 2.2-mile loop around the park was enjoyed by walkers, dogs, and all who donated to Broward Housing Solutions®’ 1stannual ‘Walk in the Park-Your Contribution for a Solution: Mental Illness and Homelessness’ Fundraiser.

Walkers were awarded medals as they crossed the finish line.In spite of a few short shower bursts attendees remained relatively dry in Shelter #12 while music flowed, raffle drawings energized the crowd.

Broward Housing Solutions® (BHS®) is a community-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides affordable housing to low income or homeless people with disabilities who also have mental illness.  BHS® also assists with rental subsidies through its Affordable Rental Housing Program®, provides housing to young adults who aged-out of foster care through Youth Solutions®, chronically homeless senior citizens, through Senior Solutions®, Homeless Veterans through its Home for the Brave® and assists unaccompanied and chronically homeless adults via its Samaritan® program.

“It was a great success!” stated Lisa Vecchi, President and CEO of Broward Housing Solutions®. “Supporters, sponsors,  friends, in-kind donors and neighbors joined together and helped raise a whopping $30,000.00.  100% of funds were directed to our Affordable Housing Programs that subsidized 376-residents’ rent.”Vecchi said: “Thanks to everyone who made this event such a success!

For more information, or if you would like to make a donation, please visit  https://browardhousingsolutions.org/
or call 954-764-2800.

Further Details / Contact
Lisa Vecchi, President/CEO-954-764-2890
email – LisaV@BrowardHousingSolutions.org

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