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Friends of the Carpenter to Host Presentation on Homelessness and Affordable Housing on April 29 - 04/16/18

Vancouver, WA – Friends of the Carpenter (FOC) will host a presentation on homelessness and affordable housing, presented by Faith Partners for Housing, on Sun. April 29, 2:30 p.m. at FOC, 1600 W 20th St.

The event will include a 60-minute presentation by the local group Faith Partners for Housing to learn how people of faith are taking action to address homelessness and affordable housing issues in our community.  A question and answer dialog will follow.

“We hope members of the community can join us at the Friendship Center to hear more about what faith communities in Vancouver are doing today and can do in the future to address the critical shortage of housing in our community,” said Tom Iberle, executive director.

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About FOC

Friends of the Carpenter was incorporated in Vancouver, WA in Oct. 1998 and began as a vision of a practical outreach of simple welcome and personal interaction between volunteers from the church and people living in poverty. Since the beginning, regular contact has been made with the homeless and poor persons of our community through woodworking events scheduled throughout the community and which, today, are held at FOC’s Friendship Center. Our mission: Friends of the Carpenter is a non-profit, faith-based day facility that provides safety, structure and purpose for vulnerable members of our community. Learn more at


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