Homeless on Hilliard Youth Cluster Event, Rocky River, OH, March 7-8, 2020
Homeless on Hilliard Youth Cluster Event 2020
2020-03-07 16:30:00
2020-03-08 09:00:00
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 4:30 pm EST to Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 9:00 am EDT

Type of event: Training

Sponsor: Central East Region of the UUA, West Shore UU Church, Cleveland, OH

The West Shore youth group is inviting other youth groups to join them for this annual event. We will begin the evening with dinner together and then prepare for the evening. At this event youth create shelters so that they can sleep outside on the church lawn. They will have a campfire and create a “Stone Soup” to sustain them through the night. They will be raising awareness for homelessness, building community, and soliciting donations of money and items to donate to area agencies that provide support for homeless individuals. West Shore youth have chosen menstrual products (tampons and sanitary pads) as their focus for donations. Participants are encouraged to raise awareness in their home congregations and solicit donations of products or cash to bring to contribute.

Capacity for this event is 35 youth. The required youth to adult ratio is 7:1. Each congregation must send one responsible adult. This event is for youth in grades 7-12 or home school equivalent and at least 12 years old.

Dinner will be provided by West Shore and will have options for vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free dietary restrictions. This event will be nut-free, but the facility is not.

This event is being offered in conjunction with the Urban Plunge event. You are welcome to attend both events, or only one. The registration form is for both events, please indicate if you will be attending one event or both.

Cost of this event is $5, paid in advance to your youth advisor or DRE in cash only. If you wish to attend both events, the cost is $10. You may request a waiver if you need one.

Register as a Youth.
Registration for youth closes March 1. If the form states it is no longer accepting submissions then the event is full and please contact the registrar to be placed on the wait list.

Register as an adult sponsor
Registration for adults closes March 1.
Please note that all adults who attend must have a background check less than 3 years old to attend this event and must be registered by their congregation as an approved adult. If this has not yet happened, please talk with your religious educator or other congregational leader.

Registrar is Jenni Papp, dre [at] swuu [dot] org


20401 Hilliard Blvd
Rocky River
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West Shore UU Church
20401 Hilliard Blvd
Rocky River, OH
United States
West Shore UU Church, 20401 Hilliard Blvd, Rocky River, OH

For more information contact cer@uua.org.

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