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Posted on: December 14, 2018

End-of-Year Fundraising Push for Hope4Youth

Hundreds of volunteers are thawing out after spending last week “Out in the Cold 4 Youth.”

250 people took turns sitting outside during a five day event to remind people that thousands of homeless kids are out in the cold this winter.

$110 thousand was raised for Hope 4 Youth during this end of the year push. The non-profit provides housing and assistance to homeless youth. Starting in the New Year, Hope 4 Youth plans to launch a new prevention program as well. And it just received a big boost to help in those efforts.

TPC Rose, a women's group from TPC Golf Course in Blaine, raised $140 thousand this year. They presented a check to Hope 4 Youth this week. The large gift will help kick off a pilot program aimed at identifying factors that lead to youth homelessness and finding ways to prevent it.

Hope 4 Youth is still $150 thousand away from its year end goal. Donations can be made here.


Jennifer Anderson reporting
janderson@ctncoonrapids.com


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