Funds provide needed help to community social services
JACKSONVILLE, FL, May 03, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Alsco Jacksonville branch of Alsco Inc., the premier linen and uniform services company, recently donated $1,000 to Urban Rest Stop, an extension of Mental Health Resource Center Inc. (MHRC).
The Urban Rest Stop is a place for persons experiencing homelessness to go during the day to access services and support. Services include free laundry services, free showers, and free lunches from Sulzbacher restaurant, access to computers, free mail services, free notary services, assistance with accessing services and a place to relax and escape the weather.
“It simply comes down to a belief that everyone deserves the same opportunities in life,” said Dennis Chandler, general manager of Alsco Jacksonville. “We are very grateful to be involved with such inspirational organizations as Urban Rest Stop and Mental Health Resource Center as a vendor and now as a donor. We are excited to contribute and know that this donation will help to provide numerous opportunities for the lives affected on a daily basis.”
About the Mental Health Resource Center
Founded in Jacksonville in May 1977, MHRC is a Florida nonprofit corporation that provides a wide range of mental health and social services to the community. Included in MHRC’s service array are 24-hour emergency services; inpatient psychiatric services for children, adolescents, and adults; and numerous outpatient services, including medication management, case management, intensive case management team services, counseling, psychosocial rehabilitation, a therapeutic family program, state hospital liaison services, forensic services, jail-based diversion services and two programs located at the Urban Rest Stop for homeless individuals (LINK and QUEST programs). For more information or to donate, please visit https://www.mhrcflorida.com.
Alsco is a fourth-generation family owned and operated business, founded in 1889, that was recognized by the prestigious Hohenstein Institute for having invented the linen and uniform rental industry. Celebrating 130 years of business, Alsco provides linen and workwear rental services to customers that include restaurants, healthcare, automotive industry and industrial facilities. With over 180 locations and more than 20,000 employees, Alsco provides world-class service to over 355,000 customers in 14 countries. Learn more at http://www.alsco.com.
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