Mission Accomplished: The SFV Rescue Mission has a New Mobile Shower
Posted by Councilmember Englander on May 19, 2017 at 12:22 PM
This week, I joined the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission and community members to debut a second Mobile Shower unit for the Rescue Mission's Survival Outreach Services (Rescue SOS) Team.
The Rescue SOS Team brings essential, life-changing services to homeless individuals and families including emergency shelter, residential substance abuse rehabilitation, transitional housing programs, and providing hope for a road to recovery.
The original goal of the Mobile Mission campaign was to raise $17,000 towards the purchase of the Mobile Shower. Thanks to the generosity of the community, over $25,000 was raised. I'm overwhelmed by the incredible outpouring of support for the Mobile Mission campaign.
These donations are an example of our community coming together in support of our homeless neighbors. The new Mobile Shower unit will expand the Rescue Mission's reach by providing essential resources directly to those seeking to put their lives back on the right track.
The new mobile unit will provide hot showers, nutritious food, clothing, and hygiene items to thousands of men, women, children, and veterans throughout the San Fernando Valley. With this second shower, Rescue SOS can now reach 50% of the Valley's homeless population. Thank you to all of the local businesses and community members that donated to the Mobile Mission Project.
Click here to read the Daily News article. Click below to view the video.
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