Experience “Red Carpet” Movie, Support UCAN City Mission

Experience “Red Carpet” Movie, Support UCAN City Mission

UCAN City Mission is hosting a Red Carpet screening of Same Kind of Different As Me on Wednesday, October 18, two days before its national release.

The PG-13 film will be shown at 7 p.m. at Lakewood Cinema 8. It tells the true story of international art dealer Ron Hall, who must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the most remarkable journey of their lives. The movie stars Greg Kinnear, Renee Zellweger, and Djimon Hounsou.  Jon Voight plays Hall’s father, with whom he reconciles, thanks to the revelations of his new life.

Same Kind of Different As Me follows the book of the same name by Ron Hall and Denver Moore. You can see trailers of the film at youtube.com.

This joint venture with Paramount Pictures and the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions intends to bring attention to homelessness and be a fund raiser for the UCAN (United Christian Advocacy Network) City Mission.

Located at 7 West First Street in downtown Jamestown, the Mission’s purpose is to help all those who need to break the cycle of crime, substance abuse, and poverty. To learn more about the Mission, call (716) 488-7480, email ucan516@gmail.com, or visit www.ucancitymission.org.

Ticket price is $7.50. Presale tickets are available by contacting Jim Quattrone, UCAN Executive Director, or UCAN City Mission at (716) 488-7480 orucan516@gmail.com.

UCAN also sponsors monthly Recovery Luncheons at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA). The MHA is staffed by certified peer specialists that provide recovery coaching. They work in collaboration with local treatment providers, other non-profits, and treatment courts to help participants succeed in attaining their goals.

Over two dozen peer support groups meet weekly at the MHA, where participants can talk with others across a wide range of concerns, from PTSD to parenting and much more. All services and programs are offered free of charge.

The Mental Health Association is located in the rear of the Gateway Center, 31 Water Street, Door #14, Jamestown, New York. To learn more about the MHA, call (716) 661-9044 or visit mhachautauqua.org or facebook.com/MHAChautauqua.

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