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Sample Site Visit Letter of Support
National Alliance to End Homelessness
Advocacy Resource | December 1, 2010
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You can use this sample letter of support as a template to provide to other organizations and individuals in your community to send letters in support of your site visit request.
(PLEASE PERSONALIZE THIS LETTER AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE AND PLACE ON YOUR ORGANIZATION’S LETTERHEAD)
The Honorable (FIRST AND LAST NAME OF MEMBER)
Dear (SENATOR/REPRESENTATIVE X),
I am writing to thank you for your commitment to ending homelessness and to encourage you to accept a recent invitation to attend a tour of (PROGRAM NAME) with several people from your district. (PROGRAM NAME) is a great illustration of the incredible progress (CITY) is making to implement cost-efficient interventions to keep (VETERANS, YOUTH, FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN, INDIVIDUALS, AND/OR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES) safely housed.
We appreciate your recent efforts to expand federal resources for preventing and ending homelessness. We are anxious for this opportunity to show you first-hand the success of (SUPPORTIVE HOUSING/RAPID RE-HOUSING/OTHER ACTIVITY) in your district (OR THANK MEMBER FOR SOMETHING HE/SHE HAS DONE FOR YOU, YOUR PROGRAM, OR THE COMMUNITY RECENTLY).
(INCLUDE LOCAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROGRAM OR THE COMMUNITY’S PROGRESS IN REDUCING HOMELESSNESS. EXAMPLES INCLUDE INFORMATION ABOUT:
(INCLUDE A PERSONAL CLOSING, OR SAY SOMETHING LIKE…)