Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 07, 2013
According to recent reports released in a national HUD survey, the Phoenix homeless population has increased by 11% since 2011 to include men, women and children. Elevated summer temperatures the exceed 100 degrees make living on the streets even more dangerous and potentially fatal for these individuals. Elderly shut-ins are also at-risk of experiencing serious heat-related health conditions during summer months. Phoenix Rescue Mission’s “Code Red” summer relief program is partnering with local businesses such as Lerner and Rowe, P.C., and city agencies to help limit the instances of heat exhaustion, stroke and related fatalities this summer.
“Phoenix Rescue Mission increased their heat-relief efforts in 2013 by adding light colored clothing items, cool snack packs, sunglasses, sunscreen and other toiletry items to their annual water collection drive to assist the homeless and elderly shut-ins in Phoenix,” stated Kevin Rowe, ESQ., and founder of the nonprofit charitable organization Lerner and Rowe Gives Back. “This year in addition to hosting drop-off collection locations, we have also stepped up our efforts by donating $5,000 to the mission to help kick start their summer heat relief program. I encourage other businesses and organizations that can to donate bottled water, personal items, or their time through volunteer work. Together we can do greater things than just on our own.”
The Phoenix Lerner and Rowe law offices accept donations Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the following locations through the end of the "Code Red" campaign:
5525 W. Glendale, Suite 201, Glendale, Arizona 85301
2701 E. Camelback Road, Suite 140, Phoenix, AZ 85016
535 East McKillips Road, Building 2, Suite 105, Mesa, AZ 85301
7200 W. Bell Road, Suite D-2, Glendale, Arizona 85308
Those wanting more details about dropping of cases of bottled water or other items at a Lerner and Rowe law office may contact Linda Chelani at (602) 977-1900.
More about Phoenix Rescue Mission
Phoenix Rescue Mission provides Christ-centered, life-transforming solutions to persons facing hunger and homelessness. The non-profit Mission, which has been operating since 1952, is asking the public for support of its many programs designed to save lives, including Hope Coach Street Outreach, Homeless Emergency Services, Men’s Addiction Recovery Program and the new Changing Lives Center for Women and Children. For a complete list of items needed and drop-off locations throughout the Valley, visit http://www.phoenixrescuemission.org or call (602) 346-3332.
More about Lerner and Rowe Gives Back
Lerner and Rowe Gives Back is a nonprofit organization founded by Kevin Rowe, managing partner of Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorney, P.C., and Lerner and Rowe Law Group. The organization believes in paying forward the law firm's achievements and successes by assisting other community organizations that serve children and families struggling from economic occurrences. Organizations they work with advocate for the improvement of children facing poverty, illness, disease and other areas of need. In addition to children in need, they support groups that touch the lives of the hungry, homeless, sick and abused, and even our four-legged friends. For more details about their nonprofit organization visit LernerandRoweGivesBack.com.
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