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Mission and Vision
Make a change in your community!
Project Love Strong is a 501c3 community entity that looks to provide basic personal essentials, food, clothing, haircuts, and connect individuals to resources. PLS meets the unhoused where they are in the community to fulfill their needs. As a result, PLS hosts community outreaches where they bridging together similar organizations for a fun, safe, afternoon of giving and serving for the unhoused community. These annual outreaches give community organizations and businesses with a philanthropic passion the opportunity to give back.
The mission of PLS is to promote community-based philanthropy for underrepresented and disenfranchised communities, individuals, and families. With the assistance of our volunteers, community partners, corporate sponsors, and community, we hope to empower those individuals currently struggling or experiencing homelessness. PLS overall goal is to spread awareness around homelessness, along with providing essential services and items that are needed for sustainability
We are a community movement!!
Project Love Strong was founded in July 2018. Since that time PLS has hosted 9 street outreaches; Hoodies for the homeless 2018, 2019, 2020, Tees & Teas 2019, 2020, 2021 and a 2 day North Nashville, TN Tornado relief, 2020. Project Love Strong provided outreach internationally in Downtown Montego Bay, Jamaica. They provided brand new pots, over the counter medications, and essential bags to distribute during meals.
When PLS is not hosting Street Outreaches, they are working with partnering organizations to help provide support to the underprivileged communities and encampments.
PLS has served over 2,100 individuals in Nashville, TN, 80 individuals in Denver, CO, and over 100 individuals across LA. PLS has also provided care essentials to our neighboring states: GA, AL, VA, and KY. Our goal is to spread awareness, provide basic essentials, connect individuals to resources, and show love from state to state to those in NEED!
PLS has had the pleasure of partnering with organizations to help provide hands-on street services such as Community Resource Center, NAACP, Kroger's, Metro Police Department, Rutherford Health Department, First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill, Bearded Villains, providing haircuts, Shower Up, providing showers, Shade Tree Clinic, providing flu vaccines, Operation Stand Down, providing veteran services, Project ID, providing ID services, and more.
Did you know:
In Tennessee, there are 10.9 homeless people for every 10,000 residents. In total, 34.8% of the homeless Tennessee population is living unsheltered. Among all U.S. states, Tennessee has the 20th highest rate of homelessness.
PLS is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt Community Organization.