(WJBK) - The Super Bowl is always a time friends and family come together for beyond-the-ordinary football-driven fun.
But for homeless men and women around us, including our veterans and seniors, it can be a time of sadness and pain. Most of them do not have friends and family to enjoy the Super Bowl with.
The Detroit Rescue Mission planned an extraordinary Super Bowl Party for Detroit's Homeless.
Super Bowl kicks off at 6:30pm Sunday; The Detroit Rescue Mission started the party early.
At 4pm, they are expecting 400 male and female homeless persons including veterans, and senior citizens at the 138 Stimson Street Detroit venue.
There they will be able to, view the game on two large screens in a friendly and hospitable atmosphere, be treated to refreshments like popcorn, pizza, water, and soft drinks, they will be given over 2000 winter coats , shoes, hats, and gloves.
The Rescue Mission will also offer on-the-spot intake, counseling and case management from DRMM professional staff, enjoy inspirational songs by DRMM Choir, and take advantage of the opportunity to meet and be inspired by various community leaders who would be volunteering at the event.
The Rescue mission main objective is that homeless people in metro Detroit to feel a sense of belonging and dignity as everyone across America enjoys the best of football, and not to feel left out, just because of their unfortunate circumstance.