Saturday, March 29, 2008

the end of the shelter program (for this winter)

Here are a couple of articles about the Cold Wet Weather Mat Program, from this weekend's local newspapers.

The Now

The Tri-City News

My impression from following the stories, attending rezoning hearings and volunteering when the shelter was at our church is that the project yielded better immediate results than we could have imagined. It also promises long-term results for the people who have found shelter and treatment where needed, and for the development of a permanent shelter and transition facility in our area.

question: have you heard the story?

mompoet - enjoying the happy end to this chapter, looking forward to what's next

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