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Phone: 201-348-8150
108 36th St
Union City
New Jersey 07087
USA
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Target demographics: Low or no income households.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Serve dinner in our soup kitchen
Pack and distribute groceries in our pantry
Work with our PERC Kids Homework Club
Answer phones in our office

Geographic areas served: Hudson County, NJ

Programs: Homeless shelter; soup kitchen; food pantry; case management services; permanent supportive housing; children's programming; social services programming.

Mission:
Palisades Emergency Residence Corporation (PERC) exists to defeat the cycle of poverty, understanding that food and shelter are fundamental human rights. PERC believes that with help there is hope.

We empower women, men, and families who are in need or at risk with an opportunity to renew their lives. PERC achieves its mission by providing emergency relief, housing, advocacy, and educational and community-based support services.
Results:
Over 350,000 nights of shelter provided, over 1 million meals served, over 50,000 individuals fed through our food pantry, children succeeding and passing from grade to gard.

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10/26/12
I have volunteered in the soup kitchen and have seen first-hand the need for this service in the community. The shelter is almost always full, so there is a great need for this as well. The staff and all the volunteers do a great job... more »
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