You answered the needs of your neighbors. Participants in Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency’s (Wayne Metro’s) services benefitted from your generosity. In the first half of fiscal year 2023, the agency collected over 300 donated boxes, baskets, and kits!
“The basket gave me what I needed to start in my new home,” thanked one of the many participants whose family benefitted from a Healthy Home Basket donation.
The Manager of Wayne Metro’s youth enrichment program, called KEY, at the Wayne County Family Shelter noted, “The kids love the decorations that make them feel the day is special and that they are special.”
Many Care Hygiene Kits arrived at the new Day and Overnight Shelters coordinated by Wayne Metro in its role as the lead agency for the Out-Wayne County Continuum of Care (CoC). The Day Shelter opened in Fall 2023, and the Overnight Shelter opened in April 2023.
The Out-Wayne CoC is a coalition of organizations designated by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development to coordinate housing for people experiencing or at-risk of homelessness and who live in suburban Wayne County.
Wayne Metro sent its call for donation items in its newsletter, social media, and via partner Volunteer sites. If you are interested in learning more about Wayne Metro’s volunteer opportunities at www.waynemetro.org/get-involved.