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BAYAUD UNVEILING: LAUNDRY/SHOWER TRAILER FOR THE HOMELESS – SUPPORTED BY THE WEIFIELD FOUNDATION!

5.02.22

 

Weifield contributed funds to Bayaud Enterprises to help  them purchase a new mobile dual laundry-shower trailer that was launched on April 28th to support adults and children experiencing homelessness across Denver.

In total, Bayaud Enterprises raised $175,000 from local donors and businesses – of which Weifield was one of them.

The following sponsors were highlighted at the event and have their logos on the new mobile trailer:

Platinum Sponsors: The Buck Foundation, and Arc Thrift Stores
Gold Sponsors: Hope Homes, Inc.
Silver Sponsors: Doyle Group, AC Disaster, and YMCA Metro Denver
Bronze Sponsors: Mutual of America, and Weifield Group
Supporters: CAP Logistics, The Center for Applied Management, and Ascent Living Communities

Confirmed speakers for the event highlighted the important role communities, local organizations, and government leaders can play in supporting and providing pathways for opportunity to metro Denver’s individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Confirmed speakers included:

Tammy Bellofatto, CEO, Bayaud Enterprises
Jolon Clark, Denver City Councilman, District 7
Britta Fisher, Chief Housing Officer, Denver Department of Housing Stability (HOST)
Erika Church, Executive Director, The Buck Foundation
Brendan Hanlon, Denver Deputy Mayor

Bayaud Enterprises, founded in 1969 in Denver, is a nonprofit organization that removes barriers to self-sufficiency for adults with disabilities, experiencing homelessness and other challenges to employment. Our mission is to create Hope, Opportunity, and Choice, with work as the means through which people with disabilities and other hurdles to employment can more fully participate in the mainstream of life.

“This new dual mobile laundry-shower trailer will allow Bayaud to support more than 3,000 individuals annually experiencing homeless throughout the Denver metro area with critical services; in addition, we will continue growing our work as an innovator in the community for social enterprises and supported employment,” said Tammy Bellofatto, Executive Director.

About Bayaud Enterprises (www.bayaudenterprises.org)  

Bayaud Enterprise is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the mission to create Hope, Opportunity and Choice, with work as the means through which people with disabilities and other barriers to employment can more fully participate in the mainstream of life. Since 1969, we have changed the lives of thousands of individuals in the Denver community by providing community navigation services, employment training, assessment, coaching, placement, and supported employment. We believe that helping individuals gain self-reliance is foundational to the health of individuals, families, communities, and the economy of Colorado. Our Social Enterprises provide a foundation for our various programs including paid job training opportunities and fulltime employment for individuals qualifying for our services. We provide excellent services to our business customers that includes NAID certified document destruction and recycling, carpet cleaning, administrative support, environmental services, product assembly and more. 

Weifield is grateful to support Bayaud Enterprises to help the homeless!