The Gathering Place

PBA Drive for The Gathering Place

Studio PBA held a food, clothing and supply drive this month for our neighbors and friends at The Gathering Place.  We found out about The Gathering place last month while helping at ULI's holiday volunteer opportunity.  TGP helps women, children and transgendered individuals that are experiencing homelessness and poverty. 

During the month of January, the office was able to collect enough supplies that it required the help of several people to carry the donations the two blocks to the center.  We collected food to stock their food pantry along with supplies and books for the job readiness program and education center.  We also collected clothing and shoes for the boutique they offer.  Thank you to everyone who participated and donated items.  Keep an eye out for our February's volunteer opportunity.  To learn more about The Gathering Place, here is a link to their website:

ULI's Holiday Volunteer Opportunity: The Gathering Place

This morning Paul, Desirae, Derek and myself (Gina) participated in the ULI Holiday Volunteer Opportunity at The Gathering Place.  The Gathering place is a drop-in center that provides services to children, women and transgender individuals experiencing poverty or homelessness.  They offer three meals a day, children's center, employment assistance, counseling and medical care among many other programs and services aimed at helping these individuals get back on their feet.  ULI's Outreach Committee organized the event where we cooked and served breakfast a hearty breakfast of pancakes, sausage and scrambled eggs.  We also prepped for the lunch meal and packed additional sack lunches that will be distributed throughout the day for anyone who needs one.  For more information on The Gathering Place or for volunteer opportunities visit their website at: