SURVIVAL CENTERS INC
Rating: 5 stars 1 review
Issues: Health, Homeless & Housing, Human Services
Location: 1200 North Pleasant St PO Box 9629 Amherst MA 01059 USA
Mission: The Amherst Survival Center is a regional resource providing food, clothing and community to families and individuals in need.
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The Amherst survival center provides food, clothing, health care, referrals, and community for our neighbors in need in Amherst and neighboring towns. For every $1 donated to the Survival Center, they are able to generate $5 in services. If it wasn't for the great work all these volunteers do, our neighbors in need - the working poor, the homeless, the elderly on fixed incomes - would be in trouble. The center is mostly volunteer-run, with many of the customers volunteering as well as awesome folks in our community. Come on down and volunteer or donate at: www.amherstsurvivalcenter.org
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Seeing those on fixed incomes or families who work but can't make ends meet, come to the center for groceries so they can continue to eat until their next paycheck is a great thing. Seeing people helped by the volunteer doctors when they have no health care coverage and no money.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Make it stronger.