Samu social de Lyon will “meet” twice as many people on the street compared to 2022, warns Pascal Isoard-Thomas, CEO of Alynea, the association supporting Samu social 69.
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“For the first time, the social organization Samu de Lyon is asking for donations to solve an emergency”will be launched on Saturday 18 November on the airwaves of Radio France by Pascal Isoard-Thomas, CEO of Alynea, the association supporting Samu social 69. “With ten euros we’ll be able to pay for the blankets. It’s mid-November and we’ve almost exhausted the year’s supply we usually distribute.”emphasizes.
Pascal Isoard-Thomas also asks the authorities for new accommodation places and reminds that the metropolis has 53,000 vacant housing units. Squats, camps and shacks abound in the metropolitan area of Lyon. “14,000 people are waiting for accommodation in the metropolis of Lyon. This is twice as many as five years ago”points out the CEO of Alynea.
Social Samu “meeting” twice as many people on the streets compared to 2022, “fathers, mothers, children, elderly people, people with disabilities”, enumerates. “When Abbé Pierre began his very famous appeal in the winter of 1954, he spoke of 2,000 people.”would like to remind Pascal Isoard-Thomas.