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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Local organizers are working to open a resource center for homeless youth in Elk River early next year. Called Open Doors for Youth, the drop-in center will be open 2-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. It will be for youth ages 16-21 primarily from throughout the Elk River...Read More
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Special to the Star News Homelessness and the risk of becoming homeless is a struggle that many people in local communities deal with daily. Project Homeless Connect is a one-day event in Elk River that will offer people the opportunity to access services and connect with resources. It will be held ...Read More
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An open house will run from 2–5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at a new day center coordinated by Great River Family Promise. The center is located at 1215 Fourth St., Elk River, in a home owned by Elk River United Methodist Church. Great River Family Promise’s mission is to provide homeless children wit...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Super Bowl Sunday will have special meaning for the creators of Great River Family Promise, a homeless outreach ministry that has finally reached the critical mass needed to proceed. “Finally, is right,” said Maggie Parrish, chair of the board for the organization that has be...Read More
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Did you know that the school districts of Elk River, Big Lake and Monticello reported 79 children homeless during the 2010–11 school year? There’s a way that people can get involved in helping these homeless children and families. Great River Family Promise is hosting a fundraiser and informatio...Read More
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