For the month of April, the Grand Foundation is honored to feature Walkin’ in my Shoes. Walkin’ in My Shoes provides survival backpacks for the homeless, which include essential items like Homeless ID card, directory of social services, toiletries, and ready to eat meals. Similar care packages are given out to women recently released from the Kenosha detention center. The Hands of Hope outreach program helps women re-enter society by assisting in finding employment, healthcare, housing and other necessary resources.
Since 2005, they have reached out to help over 5,000 individuals and families obtain the help that they needed, connecting with social service agencies, schools, churches, and community members. Walkin In My Shoes has helped single women, and women with children, men/single fathers, single parent with children, veterans, senior citizens, people living with HIV/AIDS, domestic violence, incarcerated females, ex-offenders, mental illness, alcohol and substance abuse, under aged minors, teens thrown away, LGBT teens and young adults, teens that have aged out of the foster care system and teens who have aged out adopted homes safety leave the street and into permanent housing.
If you would like to support Walkin’ in my Shoes by donating, click here to learn more.