Adopt-a-Room Project
The Salvation Army (TSA)
Community Service Project
Society for Human Resource Management
The University of Texas at El Paso
John W. Martin, Director
The Salvation Army
4300 E. Paisano Drive
El Paso, Texas 79905
Phone 915.544.9811
Fax 915..544.7469
Cell 915.231.8882
[email protected]
Suzane Tenorio, President
Society for Human Resource Management
The University of Texas at El Paso
Cell 915.258.1662
[email protected]
• Initiated February 19, 2011 when SHRM participated in
UTEP’s Project MOVE.
• Helped The Salvation Army build a Youth Garden.
• Anticipated conclusion of the project is April 30, 2011.
• The supplies needed will be gathered/purchased and
furnishings will be ordered April 8, 2011.
• The room will be painted/renovated April 16 –April 23,
2011.
• The room will be completed (renovated, furnished, and
decorated) by April 30, 2011.
Project Time Frame
• TSA’s mission is to work with homeless families in
developing plans that enable them to:
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Achieve increased self-sufficiency,
Reduced dependence on public assistance,
Improve independent living skills,
Develop greater self-determination,
And secure and maintain permanent housing.
What does TSA do for our
Community?
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90 days of emergency shelter
Three meals a day
Basic living skills training
Barriers to change training
Case management
Shelter is staffed 24/7
Services provided by TSA
• To raise a minimum of $2,000 to furnish the room. (To include
two twin-on-twin bunk beds, one twin-on-full bunk bed,
necessary mattresses, one dresser, and one open amour).
• To collect donations (whether monetary or supplies) to
renovate the room and provide constructive activities for
children and adults (e.g. paint, wall hangings, magazines,
books, etc.)
• To provide a more encouraging transition for families in need.
• To encourage other organizations to participate in the “Adopta-Room” project and renovate all 20 rooms in the facility.
Project Objectives
TSA Red Kettle
Pledge Cards
$1.00 donations
Funding Sources…
SHRM
Comedy Club Comic Strip
Social Event
Thursday, April 7th
$10 per ticket/ admit 2
**18-20 pay $5 more at the door**
Join SHRM for a great cause!!
ALL proceeds go to TSA
• SAM’s
• VC Body Shop
• R & S Insurance
• Old Navy
Networking
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Adopt-a-Room The Salvation Army (TSA)