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SBV of the Week: An Advocacy Opportunity to End Homelessness

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The Volunteer Center works to connect volunteers, agencies, companies and organizations in the community. The opportunity featured has been pulled from our Volunteer Solutions website.

Each week the Volunteer Center highlights a compelling skills-based volunteer (SBV) opportunity found on our Volunteer Solutions website. This week's SBV opportunity comes from Disability Advocates of Kent County

Many of Grand Rapids homeless citizens are people with disabilities. Adequate and suitable housing is difficult to find. The experienced adult volunteer Disability Advocates is looking for, working with other experienced adults, will engage in advocacy to improve accessible and affordable housing opportunities for these residents.

* Looking to engage volunteers 55+
* Will provide training for the advocacy work to be done.

To learn more about this opportunity and to sign up, click here.

Click here to read about the broader community partnership tapping experienced adults in efforts to support families facing housing crises and to expand the supply of decent affordable housing for low and moderate income families.

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