InnVision Shelter Network

Rating: 4.88 stars   24 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth, Homeless & Housing, Human Services

Location: 181 Constitution Drive Menlo Park CA 94025 USA

Mission: InnVision Shelter Network (IVSN) is dedicated to helping homeless families and individuals across Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula return to self-sufficiency and permanent housing.
Results: Over 90% of the families graduating from our transitional housing programs returned to permanent housing. The average stay is just around 100 days - less than half the national average.
Target demographics: Homeless families and individuals of all ages
Direct beneficiaries per year: 20,000
Geographic areas served: Silicon Valley and San Francisco Peninsula
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EIN 77-0160469
650-685-5880
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Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

I have been volunteering at the Food Closet for the last year and a half. I have known about it and its service to the community since its inception. Before coming to the Food Closet - and continuing to the present - I have helped raise money for the Opportunity Center and am a coordinator for the Hotel de Zink, housed at my church during the month of March.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the help it gives to unhoused individuals and those in need of extra help during these difficult economic times.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Sense of community with other volunteers.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

caring, compassionate, firm, helpful.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

give significant to unhoused individuals and families in our community.

Ways to make it better...

I can't think of anything - this is the highlight of my week!

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Lack of donations during the economic downturn.

One thing I'd also say is that...

Perhaps volunteers could visit middle school and high school groups to explain the needs of this community (ex. food drives should go throughout the year, not just during the holidays; clothing needs, etc) and get them involved/engaged

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-12-01

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