Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany prepares dinner for Homeless Solutions

Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany President-Elect Frank Cahill, Members Nicolas Limanov and Olga Limanova were the volunteers cooking and serving the food

PARSIPPANY — The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany prepares dinner at Morris County’s Homeless Solutions on the fourth Saturday of every month.  President-elect Frank Cahill started his Saturday morning by shopping for food, which is paid for by Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany.

The group of volunteers meet at Homeless Solutions to start preparing dinner for the residents in the transitional housing program.  The group prepared a fresh fruit salad, tossed salad with numerous dressings, baked ziti with meatballs and rolls and served chocolate cake for dessert. They also served iced tea and coffee. Other volunteer groups such as St. Ann’s Church prepares dinner for the shelter on other days of the month. Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany has been providing meals to Homeless Solutions for the past eleven years.

Next month, on May 27 Vice President Karen DeChristopher, Joyce Garrow, Carol Tiesi, Frank Cahill volunteered to prepare dinner at Homeless Solutions.

The mission of Homeless Solutions is to offer shelter, services, and supportive housing to homeless and low-income people. For the homeless and working poor in our community, hope begins at Homeless Solutions, Inc.  Homeless Solutions is a private, non-profit organization, helping those in need for past 30 years. Homeless Solutions provides shelter for 25 homeless men, 10 homeless women, 10 families and 20 Safe Haven guests. Our guests receive services including case management, transportation to work and necessary appointments, money management and employment assistance, housing search assistance and daily living skills training. Referral services for counseling, substance abuse intervention, and prevention are also provided.

Homeless Solutions, Inc. employs 49 staff, 36 full time and 13 part time. Homeless Solutions, Inc. is governed by a Board of Trustees and is incorporated as a non-profit organization in the State of New Jersey.

By supporting HSI through financial donations or volunteering, they are making a tangible difference in the lives of those most in need in our community. For more information on Homeless Solutions, click here.

Three Reason to Donate to Homeless Solutions:

When you donate to Homeless Solutions, you make a tangible difference in the life of someone in need in our community.  Your donations –

  • Buy milk for children living in shelter.
  • Pay for childcare so a single parent can work.
  • Pay for gas for our shelter vans that take guests to public transportation to get to work and to medical appointments.

Click here to make a donation to Homeless Solutions.

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany meets at Empire Diner, Route 46, Parsippany on Thursday at 7:15 a.m. For more information, click here.