Event Lends Hand To D.C.’s Homeless

Event Lends Hand to D.C.’s Homeless

Over 300 D.C. residents received special services during United Way’s annual Project Homeless Connect event on Oct. 19. (Danielle Smith, United Way NCA)

United Way NCA, in partnership with the District of Columbia, recently held its third annual Project Homeless Connect, which aims to provide easy access to critical support systems and welfare benefits for citizens most in need.
Held outside the Kennedy Recreation Center in Northwest, the Thursday, Oct. 19 event assisted more than 300 needy residents with receiving aid, including eye exams, dental consultations, podiatry services, free food, haircuts and housing initiatives.
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