Housing Assistance Corporation Blog

Phone Volunteers Needed for NOAH Telethon

Posted by Julie Wake on Tue, Nov 20, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

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As the cold weather arrives, it is a reminder that the 9th Annual NOAH Telethon is right around the corner! We hope you’ll join us to volunteer on Wednesday, December 12.
 
As a PAL (phone attendant liason) in the Telethon’s on-air phone bank, you can share in a wonderful holiday tradition while you help others move “From Homelessness to Hope to Housing.” It’s easy!

1. Let your friends and neighbors know why you think it’s important to support NOAH.
2. Ask them to tune in to local cable channels 13 and 99 for this festive evening!
3. On Telethon night, bring along a list of these people to call for a donation.

Together, we can make 12-12-12 a night to remember! Help make the season brighter for those in need in our community. If you have questions or need more information, contact Mary Everett-Patriquin at volunteer@HAConCapeCod.org or 508-771-5400, ext. 279.

Mindy Todd of NPR station WCAI will return as the telethon host. Joining her as guest hosts will be HAC CEO Rick Presbrey, Philip Mangano (former head of the U.S. Interagency Council on the Homeless), Matt Pitta of WXTK, Paul Pronovost of the Cape Cod Times and HAC’s director of resource development Lisa Guyon. DJ Suzanne Tonaire of WGTX is lining up local musicians to provide entertainment during the telethon.

NOAH serves over 450 homeless men and women, through the winter and all year long, right here on Cape Cod. $45 provides one day of client services, including access to housing and employment services, two meals, a bed, showers, emergency clothing and special referrals. $540 provides a day of client services, once a month for a year.

The Telethon will take place at Cape Cod Community Media Center, 17 Shad Hole Road, Dennisport and will be shown live 4-9 p.m. on cable access channels 13 and 99 from Bourne to Provincetown.

Volunteer for the NOAH Telethon!


Tags: Homeless on Cape Cod, Homeless, volunteers, NOAH Telethon, housing assistance corporation, NOAH Shelter, volunteering

12’s the Lucky Number for NOAH Telethon

Posted by Julie Wake on Mon, Oct 08, 2012 @ 09:39 AM

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Mark your calendar for 12-12-12. The ninth annual NOAH Telethon will take place at Cape Cod Community Media Center, 17 Shad Hole Road, Dennisport on Dec. 12, 2012.

Telethon organizers are hard at work in creating a night of programming that will be informative and entertaining, with a long list of public officials and entertainers joining celebrity host Mindy Todd of NPR station WCAI.

The telethon will be shown live 4-9 p.m. on cable access channels 13 and 99 from Bourne to Provincetown. All event proceeds will benefit the NOAH center, Cape Cod’s only emergency shelter for homeless individuals. Last year’s telethon raised over $80,000.

Phone attendants and other volunteers are needed. For more information about volunteering with the telethon, visit www.noahtelethon.org or contact Mary Everertt-Patriquin at volunteer@haconcapecod.org or 508-771-5400, ext. 279.

Volunteer for the NOAH Telethon!

Tags: Homeless on Cape Cod, NOAH Telethon, housing assistance corporation