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Is your town proactive enough on the homeless issue?

Is your town proactive enough on the homeless issue? 

If you believe your community could do more about its homeless but you don't know how to begin, contact Family Promise, a national organization "...committed to helping low-income families nationwide to achieve lasting independence... [Family Promise helps] communities mobilize to provide safe shelter, meals, and support services for homeless families and through programs designed to redress the underlying causes of homelessness."

If homelessness is an issue and your town needs some additional assistance, contact http://www.nihn.org/ to discover how you can start a Family Promise program in your town. Bozeman is a small city, but we started our own Family Promise of Gallatin Valley and the outpouring of money and assistance from the Bozeman-Gallatin Valley community has been outstanding!

Homelessness; it could happen to anyone...

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1 commentTaunya Fagan • January 27 2008 12:16AM
Is your town proactive enough on the homeless issue?
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Is your town proactive enough on the homeless issue? If you believe your community could do more about its homeless but you don't know how to begin, contact Family Promise a national organization "… committed to helping low-income families… more
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