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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 with families the [...]

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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 been hard at it for five years. [...]

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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 informational gathering regarding a cost-effective program designed to [...]

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