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GO PURPLE THIS NOVEMBER
HELP SUPPORT OUR HOMELESS NEIGHBORS

On November 20, 2019 help our friends and neighbors experiencing homelessness by making a donation of $5 or more and wear purple to commemorate Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Your contribution stays right here in the Saratoga community and impacts over 900 people with shelter, services and housing options. 

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ABOUT Go Purple

On November 20, 2019 help our friends and neighbors experiencing homelessness by making a donation of $5 or more and wear purple to commemorate Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Your contribution stays right here in the Saratoga community and impacts over 900 people with shelter, services and housing options.

Shelters of Saratoga is the only co-ed homeless services provider in the Saratoga region providing emergency shelter, winter shelter, drop-in centers, outreach program and affordable housing programs to those who are homeless or hungry in the region.

Facts about area homelessness:

• The leading cause of area homelessness is chronic illness

• 268 people including 35 families experienced homelessness in January 2019

• 7% of residents are below the poverty line, 28% must decide between food or housing

• Rent for a 2 bedroom apartment in Saratoga Springs increased 60% ($2,300) in 6 years

Supporters
Name Date Amount Comments
Erin Falcone 11/20/2019 $20.00  
Ian DeMeritt 11/20/2019 $20.00  
Jenna Engelstein 11/20/2019 $20.00  
Bo Goliber 11/20/2019 $10.00  
Anonymous Friend 11/20/2019 $10.00  
Anonymous Friend 11/18/2019 $100.00  
Stephanie Spicer 11/18/2019 $10.00  
Anonymous Friend 11/18/2019 $10.00  
  Total $200.00  
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