Night Without a Bed is a national event designed to raise awareness about family homelessness.
This year, Greater Portland Family Promise has several activities and events planned (see below).
Families experiencing homelessness are often living in shelters, cars, or doubled up in overcrowded apartments. The result is the same: countless nights spent away from the safety and comfort of a home.
Houses for Change
June 1- June 26th
This is a fun and educational art project designed to raise awareness and funds for GPFP.
Youth and teens decorate prefabricated cardboard boxes to look like a house. Participants educate family, friends, and neighbors about GPFP and family homelessness, and collect change to help prevent homelessness.
Contact Michelle to arrange a time to pick up the boxes and fact sheets
GPFP Silent Auction
Bid on and win some wonderful items while making a difference at the same time! https://www.32auctions.com/GPFP2021
Healing from Homelessness: A conversation on Grief, Loss and Resilience.
Friday, June 25th from 11:30am-1:00pm
- Family Homelessness in Greater Portland
- Loss and Grief Related to Homelessness
- Homelessness Prevention and Housing Stabilization
This opportunity is open to anyone. Click here to sign up.
Garden and Beautification Day
Saturday, June 26th from 9:00am-1:00pm
Join staff, board members and volunteers at Clark to plant in our newly constructed raised-bed garden and to clean up the garden beds as well as create mosaic garden stepping-stones and signage to help welcome the community to the Clark House.
Please let Michelle know if you have any seedlings, plants, or mosaic supplies (marbles, ceramics, sea glass, shells, etc.) that you would like to contribute to this project. email@example.com