PERC - PALISADES EMERGENCY RESIDENCE CORP

Rating: 5 stars   1 review

Issues: Job Training, Homeless & Housing, Human Services

Location: 108 36th St Union City NJ 07087 USA

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.
Target demographics: Low or no income households.
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.

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Rating: 5 stars  

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.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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