GREAT FALLS INTERFAITH ASSOCIATION REPORT

These 2 presentors were guests at the Great Falls Interfaith Association meeting on Thursday, May 24.

  • DANDELION FOUNDATION: Jessica Bray said their focus was prevention of child abuse & domestic violence. They have recently received funding from the United Way. They will make presentations to interested organizations and/or classrooms, especially preschools.
  • HAVEN FOR THE HOMELESS: Fred Hashley said that their organization is forming 2 Task Forces. One is to address the need for long-term shelters. They have contacted various local organizations, including Malmstrom Air Force Base, and Senator Tester, looking for properties (hotels, empty buildings) for lease,
    inexpensively, to house homeless families under the supervision of the Rescue Mission.

    The 2nd Task Force is concerned with this coming winter specifically.

    There are approximately 180 homeless highschool students that were not included on the survey.
    Submitted by Helen Cherry

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    Posted on May 26, 2012, in 2012, May 2012, Ram's Horn. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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