Project Homeless Connect Rochester is an initiative that has been making a difference for 10 years. It is modeled after PHC San Francisco. It is a one day event that takes place every year. Service providers from the greater Rochester area gather together to provide necessary services for the homeless and those who are great […]
Project Homeless Connect Rochester (PHCR) began in 2009 as a volunteer-driven event dedicated to connecting homeless individuals and families to housing and other critical resources. Today, PHCR continues to be organized and implemented by a team of diverse volunteers.
PHCR guests roughly reflect nationwide homelessness figures. Women and men are equally represented. Age varies widely. PHCR guests include teenagers and the elderly; middle-aged adults are most heavily represented. Approximately one in ten PHCR guests is a veteran. Guests, varying in ethnic/racial background with African Americans slightly over-represented, report their primary reasons for attending PCHR […]
Almost all Project Homeless Connect volunteers (97%) say they would volunteer at Project Homeless Connect again.