To relieve the daily suffering of those experiencing homelessness in Raleigh, NC through direct engagement and outreach, by elevating public awareness of homelessness, and developing collaborative efforts that aim to mitigate homelessness.
How is it done?
Clark’s Promise provides funding for two full-time Homeless Engagement staff at SouthLight Healthcare. The team works together to build rapport and connect people experiencing homelessness with shelter, food, transportation, behavioral healthcare and primary care.
People become and remain homeless for a variety of reasons. Our team aims to increase awareness about homelessness through presentations and discussions, offering realistic calls to action for anyone wishing to help.
Clark’s Promise confronts homelessness as an issue that can be ameliorated over time through collaborative efforts and strategizing with local leaders and organizations. We believe that working together is the way to end homelessness.
Who was Clark?
Clark Grew was a young man who was tragically killed in a single-car accident in 2009. Following his death, Clark’ parents, Rob and Linda, along with generous contributions from others, created Clark’s Promise to honor the life of Clark. Clark was often troubled by how many people live in poverty. Clark’s Promise reflects his compassion and loving personality and carries his legacy by caring for people experiencing homelessness in Raleigh, NC.
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Each person we interact with on the streets each day has their own, unique story. Find out more.
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