Project Homeless Connect 2023
Project Homeless Connect is a bi-annual event that provides a one-stop shop for people experiencing homelessness to access community services.
Nearly 150 people attended the event that was held on
January 26, 2023
at Missouri United Methodist Church.
We will begin planning SUMMER 2023 Project Homeless Connect soon!
132 literally homeless people received a baisc needs backpack from the City of Columbia Vision Zero and lunches provided by Compass Health
25 vendors providing wide variety of information and services
Over 40 community volunteers helping, including members of MUMC
Twisted Shears provided 43 hair cuts
CMHS vaccinated 8 dogs
MedZOU conducted 14 health exams
50 Safer Sex Kits were given out by the Health Department
Compass Dental extracted 9 teeth
There are so many facts, figures, and stories we wish we could share them all. Please know that we are SO grateful for all of the assistance and support of this event and our neighbors.