PRLog - March 22, 2011 - ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- Join FTPEC, The Mercy Network and Over 40 Community Groups at a One-Day-Event to Offer Hope to Clay County’s Homeless and Low Income Families
WHAT: A one-day-event bringing over 40 community service groups under one roof to offer services to Clay County’s homeless and low income families.
Free services to homeless and low income families include: food, clothing, personal items, toiletries, haircuts, foot baths, foot massages, pedicures, blood pressure checks, chiropractic assessment doctors, personal empowerment programs, pregnancy crisis information, adult education, HIV testing, dental referrals, child care connections, prescription help, angel food sign up, job placement services, veteran benefits, and more.
Tents and sleeping bags will be available to the homeless.
Lunch will be provided free of charge between 11:30 am and 1:00 pm.
Transportation to and from the event is available for those in need in Keystone Heights, Green Cove Springs, Middleburg and Orange Park. To request transportation services call 644-0258.
WHEN: Friday, March 25, 2011, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
WHERE: Pinewood Presbyterian Church at 198 Knight Boxx Road, Middleburg, FL 32068
SERVICE PROVIDERS INCLUDE: Foundation of the Personal Empowerment Center (FTPEC), Episcopal Children’s Services, Habitat for Humanity, CFL Search and Rescue, St. Vincent’s Mobile Medical Van, Veterans Services, Mobile Kitchen, Soup Kitchens, Quigley House, WorkSource, Voc Rehab, Project Reach, Community Connections, Clay County Schools, NEFL Community Action Agency, Council on Aging, The Clothes Closet, Dr. Otto, Chiropractor, Oakleaf Chiropractic, First Coast Women’s Services, Clay Behavioral Health Center, State Attorney’s Office and many more.
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FTPEC's mission statement is “To teach the communication skills needed to solve problems and resolve conflict.” We are empowering our future leaders today for our communities tomorrow. FTPEC helps families by teaching personal responsibility, providing educational materials & encouraging positive recreational activities. Our clients are families and individuals that are in need of: support to positively redirect the lives of young adults, education on financial resiliency, and in need of positive role models.