Rappel for TLP 2020

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Your Journey DOWN is Their Journey UP! 

On Saturday, October 10, 2020, join The Lord’s Place and 96 Rappellers as we Rappel to End Homelessness!
This event dares to bring awareness to the nearly 3,000 people and families who experience homelessness here in Palm Beach County.
This exciting journey down 9 stories of the historic Comeau Building in downtown West Palm Beach is staffed by the experienced and professional team at Over the Edge.
Rappel to End Homelessness draws a daring crowd, while bringing The Lord’s Place’s name and mission to new heights!

Join in the excitement as a Rappeller, a sponsor, or challenge your “fearless leader” to lead your team!
Whatever your interest or level of experience, this is an incredible opportunity to get involved in helping our community, while participating in a unique and thrilling experience!

100% of all funds raised go to supporting the life-changing programs and services of The Lord’s Place.

Registration opens June 1, 2020.  $25 per person to register, XXX to rappel.

Registrants August 1 and beyond – $50 to register, xxx to rappel.

Limited to 96 Rappellers. Must be 18 years or older.

Event Info

 $25 per participant to register, but participants are encouraged to get others to support them through pledges to reach their fundraising goals; Sponsorship opportunities are available and provide great benefits. Visit www.Rappel4TLP.com to learn more or register!

 

Date:

 

Saturday, October 10, 2020

 

Schedule:

 

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: The Comeau Building in Downtown West Palm Beach
319 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, FL  33401
What:

 

 

Join us on February 2nd for our 1st annual rappelling event to help end homelessness! Inspiring sights and sounds (and heights!) abound as we raise awareness about the estimated 3,000 men, women and children in our area who are homeless. Rappelling teams and participants raise funds for the life-changing mission of The Lord’s Place. Join us as we watch our friends, family and colleagues participate in this amazing, exciting and breathtaking event.

 

Directions:

 

 

 

Who:

 

 

Everyone! Corporations, families, schools and organizations, all are welcome to join all or part of the festivities! *You must be at least 18 years old to rappel.

 

Food:

 

Food will be available to purchase from the many wonderful restaurants surrounding the Comeau Building.

 

 

Here are answers to some of our frequently asked questions:

How do I help?

If you aren’t interested in rappelling but would like to help, you can!

  • A great way to help is to make a donation to our “Pot of Gold!” This fund will go to rappellers who are just shy of their minimum goal to rappel.
  • Make a donation to Hoist a Hero – an honorary donation!
  • You can aid Rappelling to End Homelessness by being a rope volunteer. Ten to 12 rope volunteers are needed on October 10, Rappel day. See below for training and attendance requirements.

Friday, October 9,2020
Rope Volunteer Training & Rappels 3 – 6 p.m.

** We do require 2-3 rope volunteers to assist with Media/VIP rappels from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. before the rope volunteer training. Please plan for this in your scheduling.

Saturday, October 10, 2020
Event Day: 7:15-3PM

 

What is The Lord’s Place Mission?

The Lord’s Place is dedicated to breaking the cycle of homelessness by providing innovative, compassionate and effective services to men, women and children in our community.  Click here to learn more about it’s mission and history.  To read about some life-changing stories, please click here.

 

Where should I park?

Here is a quick list of parking garages in the area.

 

    1. Banyan Garage – Banyan Blvd. & Olive Ave.

                                                               i.      $1 for the first 2 hours, $1/hr after.

    1. Evernia Garage – Evernia St. & Dixie Hwy.

                                                               i.      $1 for the first 2 hours, $1/hr after.

    1. City Center Garage – Dixie Hwy & 1st Street. Closest to event

                                                               i.      $1 for the first 2 hours, $1/hr after.

    1. Clematis St. Garage – Clematis St. & Quadrille

                                                               i.      $1 for the first 2 hours, $1/hr after.

    1. Police Garage – Clematis St. & Sapodilla

                                                               i.      $1 for the first 2 hours, $1/hr after.

    1. Street Parking – Metered spaces can be found all over downtown. However, please note that Clematis street will not have vehicle traffic the day of our event.

                                                               i.      Meter rates vary from $0.25 for 30 minutes to $0.25 for 15 minutes, depending on location. Hours of operation for meters located in CityPlace are Monday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – midnight. All other downtown meter hours are Monday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Metered spaces are free on Sunday.

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