Care for the Homeless teamed up with actress Debra Messing, Curél® skincare and Direct Relief to provide 500 personal care packs filled with basic hygiene supplies and skincare products to help homeless families in need at our health fair Tuesday in East Harlem.
|Award-winning actress Debra Messing delivers care packages to homeless |
families at a Care for the Homeless Health Fair in Harlem.
|Debra Messing visits distributes care packages to homeless families.|
The assistance comes at a critical time. "Homelessness is going down nationwide, but it's going up 40 percent in New York City," said Debra Messing.
|The Care for the Homeless Health Fair featured fun activities, |
like face painting.
Care for the Homeless is especially thankful for Ms. Messing's support and the generous sponsorship of Direct Relief and Curél® skincare. Since 2013, Direct Relief has invested over $100,000 in cash grants and donations of medicines and medical supplies to Care for the Homeless to advance our mission in NYC.
Dozens of volunteers helped with the day's event. We especially want to thank Chubb Insurance and the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation and the NYU School of Nursing. More photos from the day appear below.
Watch Debra discuss the event on Fox News at the clip below (from 3:22 to 4:35).
More Photos from the Day:
|Volunteers from Chubb Insurance assembling care packages.|
|Volunteers painting faces with families at the Health Fair.|
|Moms visit with Care for the Homeless Health Educators.|
|Volunteers from NYU Nursing School - a huge help during the event.|