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MVK Designated as Deployment Site for 2017 Homeless Point-in-Time Count for Second Year
Martha’s Village and Kitchen will once again be the deployment site for the 2017 Homeless Point-in-Time Count for the city of Indio. This year’s count will take place on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Volunteers for Indio will arrive at Martha’s Village and Kitchen at 5:00 AM and will be deployed to conduct the count from 6:00 to 9:30 AM.
Martha’s Village and Kitchen to Kick Off Youth Soccer Academy
On October 27, Martha’s Village and Kitchen’s Child Development Center will begin offering Coachella Valley homeless and impoverished youth an opportunity to learn and play soccer. The Academy’s first class will include 20 students ages 3-5 and will meet on a regular basis. Many of the students will be residents in Martha’s Transitional Housing Program which provides housing and wrap-around services to homeless individuals and families in Coachella Valley.
Registration is Open for the 10th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Benefiting Martha’s Village and Kitchen
Dust off your turkey hat and put on your running shoes because the 10th Annual Fortem Financial Thanksgiving Day 5K is fast approaching! The charity race, presented by Carl’s Jr.® and KMIR, will take place on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 8:00 AM. Don’t miss out on new additions to this year’s 5K including a Kid’s Zone with fun activities for the family and a beer garden hosted by La Quinta Brewing Company.5K FAQs
Little Caesars Love Kitchen To Serve Free Pizza To The Less Fortunate At Martha’s Village and Kitchen
The Little Caesars Love Kitchen will roll onto Martha’s Village and Kitchen’s campus to provide fresh Little Caesars pizza meals for hundreds of people in need on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 11:00 AM. A pizza kitchen on wheels, the Little Caesars Love Kitchen travels across the continental United States and Canada meeting the needs of the hungry, the homeless and disaster survivors.
MVK Cooling Center Now Open
The Cooling Center is now open at Martha’s Village and Kitchen as an escape from the summer heat for the homeless and impoverished of the Coachella Valley. The Cooling Center is open daily from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM and provides a cool environment, drinking water and movies for entertainment.
Martha’s Village and Kitchen will host a graduation ceremony for pre-school graduates from our Child Development Center on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 10:00 AM.
Unlock the Vault at BIGHORN 2016
The Vault is a state-of-the-art car club within the confines of BIGHORN Golf Club. This ultra-exclusive fundraising event will feature 50 of the world’s most unique and exotic vehicles. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, fine jewelry and much more will make for an extravagant and charitable evening. Event Date: February 16, 2016.www.UnlockTheVault.org