We’re Buying a House a Year to End Homelessness BACS is stepping up to the plate to end homelessness. Some affordable housing projects are taking up to 10 years before move in, & can cost up to $600k per studio apartment built. While affordable housing developments are a major solution to ending homelessness for the [Read More…]
Simply the Basics & Health while Homeless
Did you know that 67% of homeless community members have a preventable health condition? Without the resources that many people take for granted – like access to a sink – people living on the streets develop health issues. Things like dental issues, skin conditions, foot pain, and hypothermia, which can all prevent keeping a job [Read More…]
Simply the Basics Donates More than 13,500 Supplies!
In September of 2016, BACS posted about our new partnership with Simply the Basics. The mission of Simply the Basics is to provide for individuals, organizations, and communities their most basic needs with dignity so that they can focus on bigger goals. Since our partnership first began, Simply the Basics has donated more than 800 hygiene [Read More…]
BACS Connections September 2016
Simply the Basics – Our Newest Partner! Simply the Basics is partnering with BACS! Simply the Basics donated more than 150 hygiene kits, as well as feminine hygiene products and laundry detergent! These products are so critical to the homeless participants we serve who have no other alternative to basic hygiene care when surviving on [Read More…]