A Wider Circle (www.awidercircle.org) provides basic needs items, workforce readiness programs and long-term, wraparound support to individuals and families in need.
Serves: Metro region
What a donation buys:
• $100 provides a child or adult with a bed, dresser and all of his or her other basic needs items.
• $1,000 provides cribs, changing tables and other essential baby items for 30 low-income mothers.
• $5,000 sponsors an entire job skills training program for approximately 20 participants.
• One day: Help organize furniture in the showrooms or pick up donations in the community.
• Weekly: Serve as a job coach, provide résumé-writing support or provide administrative support in the offices.
• Student Service Learning hours