Through $175,000 in contributions from businesses and donors, Bayaud Enterprises launches a new dual mobile laundry-shower trailer to support adults and children experiencing homelessness in metro Denver
Denver, Colorado – In an effort to strengthen our work removing hurdles to employment for individuals experiencing homelessness and to provide community resource navigation services throughout the Denver metropolitan area, Bayaud Enterprises will be unveiling a new dual mobile laundry-shower trailer on Thursday, April 28, 11:30-12:30 in the parking lot of Bayaud’s Denver offices at 333 W. Bayaud Ave, Denver, CO 80223. The purchase and launch of the new mobile laundry-shower trailer was made possible by local donors and organizations that contributed more than $175,000 over the last 16 months. The following sponsors will be 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, LLC
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 Practices, and Ascent Living Communities
Confirmed speakers for the event will highlight 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 include:
- Tammy Bellofatto, CEO, Bayaud Enterprises
- Denver City Councilman Jolon Clark, District 7
- Chief Housing Officer Britta Fisher, Denver Department of Housing Stability (HOST)
- Erika Church, Executive Director, The Buck Foundation
- Denver Deputy Mayor Brendan Hanlon
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.
Following remarks from speakers at the April 28 unveiling event a ribbon cutting will take place in front of the new mobile trailer at approximately 11:20 a.m.