Project Hope for the Homeless 25 Freedom Rd Painesville , Oh 44077 440-354-6417Restoring Hope, Renewing Lives
On a given night in Lake County more than 126 individuals are without adequate or appropriate shelter. Project Hope is Lake County’s only homeless shelter. It has 35 cots and has to turn away an average of 3 guests a night. Project Hope needs donations to help fund adding more space to the shelter, and the shelter isrunning out of products that assist in the daily living of the shelter’s guests.
Goals and Objectives GoalsO Raise awareness in the community of the homeless problem in Lake CountyO Inform Lake County residents about Project Hope’s needs ObjectivesO Raise awareness of the homeless problem in Lake County by 20% by 01/01/2013O Raise awareness of Project Hope in lake Count by having speakers scheduled at 3 organizations in Lake County in a period of 3 monthsO Raise donations of paper products and funds to Project Hope by 25%
Press ReleaseO Highlights the growing homeless problem in Lake CountyO Cost of a night stay at Project Hope compared to hospitals and jailO Focuses on the success of Project HopeO Promotes an informational event at the shelter
Fact SheetO Tells a little about Project HopeO Shows that the total income of Project Hope is less than the total expenses.O Shows how funds are spentO Lists the Community partners of Project HopeO And the statistics of how many people are helped by Project Hope
Pitch LetterO Is sent to the community reporter of the News Herald Larece Galer, Lake County’s most popular paperO Tells about Project Hope and what they do for the communityO Informs Larece that Project Hope is in need of donations and volunteersO Tells about an open house at Project Hope giving Larece an event to write aboutO Gives my information if Larece is looking for more information about Project Hope
Feature Press ReleaseO Tells about two guests touched by Project Hope. Ed Hotko and Tim Mummaw and gives a little information about their storiesO Gives information about Project Hope’s objectivesO Gives contact information for Project HopeO Touches on the human interest aspect of Project Hope
SpeechO The speech is given by a previous guest as a way to show the audience an example of a successful guest of Project HopeO Tells about Project Hope and their community partnersO Tells needs of Project HopeO Tells what guests are doing now and what they have done for the community