IDignity Orlando – June Client Services Event

June brought another successful day of helping citizens to regain proof of their identification.  We saw another 150+ clients and watched many of them walk away with ID in hand.  Thank you to our City of Orlando volunteers as well as our First United Methodist Church of Orlando volunteers for making our June event run […]

IDignity Orlando – May Client Services Event Photos

Our May event felt more like July but despite the Florida heat, over 150 people came out for identification assistance.  Good thing we had some extra help from our event sponsor Orlando Health and their volunteers!  Thank you to our sponsor and all of our volunteers who made this month’s event a big success. Feel […]

Unsung Heroes: This Husband-Wife Team Are Pushing the Boundaries of Volunteerism

This Husband-Wife Team Are Pushing the Boundaries of Volunteerism Written by Marcia Heath   It’s the third Thursday of the month, and Emily Ann and Gene Zimmerman are putting the final touches on the breakfast buffet. Their day began well before dawn and won’t end until they’ve provided nourishment—bagels, pastries, fresh fruit, coffee and tea, […]

The 2017 IDignity Shindig

Imagine a room full of people playing cards and rolling dice in the name of helping strangers to get their identity back.  That’s exactly what happened April 29th at DoveCote.  The great hall was packed out with charitable hearts for the 2017 IDignity Shindig. Two hundred people came out to make a difference in the lives […]

IDignity Orlando – April Client Services Event Photos

Over 200 people came out to our April Client Services Event to get their identification documents.  Thank you to all of our volunteers who made this month’s event a big success.  A special thank you goes out to our event sponsors, JPMorgan Chase Co. and Disney.  Finally, we would like to give a big thank you […]

IDignity Orlando – March Client Services Event Photos

Yesterday was another busy day at the Orlando Union Rescue mission.  Despite the cold our volunteers came ready to restore a little dignity and hope!  Thank you to everyone who volunteered this month and a special thank you to our SunTrust Foundation volunteers!  Also a huge thank you to our March lunch sponsor, BarTaco. Feel free to […]

2016 Homeless Persons’ Memorial Service

    Today, we commemorated the lives of those in our community who passed away in 2016 after having experienced homelessness. This service was a time for family, friends, advocates, community leaders and service providers to come together and show respect to the valued lives of these most vulnerable citizens. In many cases, this service […]