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CoreLife Ithaca Homeless Crisis Fundraiser

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CoreLife Eatery

740 South Meadow Street

Ithaca, NY 14850

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Let's take action for our homeless friends in the 14850 and help them survive the winter. Homeless deaths in Ithaca are at an all-time high. In just under a year, 14 individuals have passed away. These challenges include addiction, not enough food and lack of warmth due to their outdoor living conditions. Last year Mike Foster, the manager for The Rescue Mission, a homeless shelter in Ithaca, reported 2016 as one of the worst years for Ithaca's homeless crisis. Now Foster reports that 2017 is 3-4 times worse than 2016.

Most of Ithaca's homeless population lives in an area known as The Jungle. Over 30 people live in this tent city located behind Ithaca's Walmart. This area is wooded and filled with people living in tents, forts, or sleeping bags. Many fend for themselves in the frigid, unforgiving outdoors which is especially apparent during this time of year. We want to give these people hope.

You could literally save lives. The money we raise from our CoreLife Dine & Donate will be entirely and transparently donated to the Rescue Mission & Second Wind Cottages for their work. Where will the funds go specifically? 50% of the money raised will directly benefit the Rescue Mission by adding more emergency shelter beds and funding the organization’s food pantry for low income or homeless individuals who are hungry. The other 50% of funds will go to the local nonprofit Second Wind Cottages specifically for the Jungle outreach. So half of the money raised will be used to buy resources for those living outside this winter such as propane/kerosene, heaters, blankets, food, hygiene products, first aid items, and other "save a life" care package items.

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