The Light Is On: Highlighting Homelessness
Since 1983, Inner City has been an emergency shelter for chronically homeless adult men and women providing counseling, shelter, and supportive services which promotes various levels of positive behavior change, self-sufficiency and independent living. We have served over 1,400,000 meals to the homeless for more than three decades. Safe Haven is our emergency shelter program for adult men who are homeless, and Sojourner is our emergency shelter program for adult women who are homeless. Inner City Night Shelter is 501c3 non-profit organization.
Most high school students kick off their shoes and laze poolside during the summer. But not these six Georgia teens - they celebrated the break by volunteering to improve their community.
Daniel and Brendan Mahoney, Oliver Howell, Megan Slatkovsky, Lily Kate Conneff and Ashley Ambos, ranging from ages 14 to 18, came together from across their Savannah, Georgia community to pioneer a project that has purchased more than 3,200 pairs of shower shoes for the city's homeless population.
It all started because Mahoney wanted to do some type of volunteer work during the break.
"I knew I wanted to do something to give back to the community," rising senior Mahoney, 18, who spearheaded the aptly named Flip Flop Drop, tells PEOPLE.
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