350 volunteers needed for Clark County homeless event

Volunteers and donations are needed for an upcoming event that helps pair homeless people with agencies and organizations that offer help.

Project Homeless Connect will be held Tuesday at Cashman Center. More than 350 volunteers are needed, Clark County spokesman Dan Kulin said.

The event, coordinated by the Nevada Homeless Alliance, helps the homeless find housing, job training, mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment and other services.

Volunteers may choose to help from 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., noon to 4:30 p.m. or noon to 7 p.m. Prospective volunteers can register at nevadahomelessalliance.org/project-homeless-connect.

Kulin said donations of new socks and underwear are also still needed. Anyone interested in donating can email nhagiveaway@gmail.com or call 702-324-8151.

Project Homeless Connect is free to attend for people who are homeless or at risk for becoming homeless. Attendees will be able to check in from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Cashman Center is at 850 N. Las Vegas Blvd.

Contact Michael Scott Davidson at sdavidson@reviewjournal.com or 702-477-3861. Follow @davidsonlvrj on Twitter.

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