FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date of Release: December 5, 2014 , 12:00 PM

What: County Supervisor Greg Caput Makes Matching Gift Challenge of $6,000 for Emergency Shelter Services

Director Mike Borden received the generous donation thanking the supervisor for his continued support.

Director Mike Borden received the generous donation thanking the supervisor for his
continued support.

At last nights Rescue Mission/Grace Harbor banquet, Santa Cruz Supervisor Greg Caput made a personal matching gift challenge of $6,000, asking the community to join him in supporting the homeless and less fortunate.

Director Mike Borden received the generous donation thanking the supervisor for his continued support (see attached photo).

Borden said “This is an incredible opportunity for Pajaro Rescue Mission and Grace Harbor, (formerly the Salvation Army Shelters), to make a tremendous mark on the lives of so many. We are so grateful for the Supervisor’s generosity and to those who will step up and meet this challenge”.

Our free-of-cost emergency services are available 365 days a year. They include:

Bilingual Daily Chapel services

Shelter for up to 40 men and 28 women (with family shelters coming soon).

Nourishing meals three times a day

Daily showers

Modern, well-ventilated dorms

Clean change of clothing

If you would like to make a donation or have questions regarding this media release do not hesitate to contact us at (831) 288-5699 or on the internet at: www.teenchallengemb.org to donate on-line.

———————————————————————————-

Prepared by: Manny Solano, Advisory Board Member
Contact info: (831) 768-3301 or manny.solano@cityofwatsonville.org

DDH-03