Project Homeless Connect is an annual event that brings resources and services together under one roof to best serve those experiencing homelessness. Over 700 guests and 400 volunteers attend Milwaukee Project Homeless Connect for this one day event. Milwaukee has hosted this event since 2009, and Waukesha had its first event in 2019.
Make a Financial Gift
Thanks to the generosity of the Joseph R Lubar Emergency Fund, your gift will be matched 3:1. A gift of $40 provides an attendee with meals, transportation, winter clothing, and more onsite services including haircuts, health and dental screenings, and health and hygiene items.
Become a Sponsor
Help offset the costs to host this event:
$17,500 will provide lunch for every guest, advocate, and service provider volunteer for the day.
$10,000 will purchase warm winter gear (hats, gloves, handwarmers, etc.) for guests.
$7,000 will provide bus passes to every guest upon completing an exit survey to get to follow-up appointments.
$2,000 will purchase menstrual care products for guests.
Contact John Andrekopoulos at 414.263.8117 or via this form.
Provide a Service or Resource
Does your organization help people experiencing homelessness?
Please register for Waukesha Project Homeless Connect to provide a service or resource table using the link below.
Service & Resource Table Registration for Project Homeless Connect Milwaukee & Waukesha are now closed.
We are looking for guest advocate volunteers who will assist individuals, connecting them with resources and services provided throughout the Marquette facility.
- Interact one-on-one with guests throughout the day.
- Guide guests to needed services and resources.
- Help throughout the day, assisting with lunch, the health and hygiene room, the check in/check out processes, and other resource areas.
Individuals must pre-register to secure a spot to volunteer. Team sign up is unavailable. There will be no volunteer walk-ins the day of the event.
If you are bilingual, please note that in your submission.
Registration is Closed.
You can also make a donation by utilizing our United Way Wishlist.
We have compiled a listing of our most needed and requested items into an Amazon Wishlist to make giving back even easier.
Host a Supply Drive
By donating items like toothpaste and deodorant, you are helping us ensure that these individuals have access to basic hygiene and personal care essentials. These items may seem small, but they make a significant difference in someone's life. We are accepting donations of new, never used everyday items, including:
- Menstrual Hygiene Products -- Greatest Need!
- Underwear for Men and Women (Pre-packaged) -- Greatest Need!
- Toothbrushes and Toothpaste
Host a Supply Drive Now
Note: We have collection bins available upon request. All supply drives should end by Friday, October 13.