The free Block Party will offer a range of activities and attractions for attendees of all ages
VANCOUVER – Open House Ministries recently announced the upcoming annual Community Block Party and Resource Fair, which will take place on Thu., Aug. 10, from 1 to 5 p.m. The event will be held at the Open House Ministries Campus, located at 900 W. 12th St., Vancouver.
The festivities will commence with an official proclamation by Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, designating the day as “Open House Ministries Appreciation Day.” This proclamation sets the tone for a day of celebration and gratitude towards Open House Ministries’ commitment to serving the community.
The free Block Party will offer a range of activities and attractions for attendees of all ages. Highlights of the event include a mouthwatering BBQ lunch and delightful ice cream treats, a Secondhand Solutions Fashion Show, engaging games with exciting prizes, and various services such as preventative pet care, DOL assistance to become eligible for a no cost ID or reduced ID for $5 and hair cutting stations. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in giveaways and much more.
Simultaneously, the Resource Fair will provide a platform for attendees to gather valuable information about a multitude of community organizations. Participating organizations include Habitat For Humanity, Community in Motion, C-TRAN, Friends of the Carpenter, New Heights Clinic, and many others. This fair aims to connect individuals with the resources they need to thrive and create meaningful connections within the community.
The day will be filled with entertainment suitable for all ages, including a dunk tank and a delightful carnival. Open House Ministries encourages everyone to come and enjoy the festivities, fostering a sense of unity and joy throughout the community.
Open House Ministries extends its gratitude to the generous sponsors who have made this event possible. Special thanks to the Humane Society for Southwest Washington, Vancouver Church, Deltennium (Great Clips Hair Cutting Stations), Frito Lay, Corwin Beverages, Franz Bakery, PLS Engineering, Crossroads Community Church, Evergreen Bible Church, Grace Foursquare Church, Journey Theater, and numerous others for their invaluable support.
For more information about the Community Block Party and Resource Fair hosted by Open House Ministries, visit the website at www.sheltered.org or contact us at (360) 737-0300.
About Open House Ministries
Open House Ministries is a faith-based organization providing shelter, services, and hope to families experiencing homelessness in the Vancouver area. Through their comprehensive program, they empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency and long-term stability. Open House Ministries remains committed to creating a sense of community and fostering positive change for those in need.
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