Homeless Helping Homeless of Columbia, SC will present “Silent Voices,” an evening of original music, spoken word, poetry and dance, at Tapps Art Center on Main Street Thursday, November 15, 2018,. Doors open at 6 p.m. with a silent auction and light refreshments. The one-hour performance begins at 7 p.m.
Tickets are general admission with a suggested donation of $10 at the door.
Performances during the event are based on the life experiences of the homeless artists and show how we are more alike than we are different. The performers tell their journey, demystify their reality and celebrate the ups and down of their lives. Community artists contribute their talents to the evening.
Homeless Helping Homeless is a non-profit organization formed in Columbia in May 2010. Made up of the homeless, formerly homeless and their supporters, their mission is to help remove the negative stereotypes associated with homelessness, and to present the homeless as employable, respectable, responsible and productive citizens. They hope to build bridges, empower change and ultimately end homelessness.
Proceeds from admissions go directly to the performers. During the event, there will be information on how to make tax deductible contributions to Homeless Helping Homeless to support ongoing work