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A Morning with Community Advocates’ Homeless Outreach Nursing Center staff
Bus shelters. The nooks and crannies behind a high-rise office. In abandoned buildings. On benches in secluded areas of county parks. Under a bridge. In a friend’s garage. In the upper reaches of a parking ramp. Roaming through empty streets as dawn hovers over downtown Milwaukee.
These are the locations Community Advocates’ Homeless Outreach Nursing Center (HONC) staff search out in the early hours of the morning twice a week when they offer assistance to Milwaukeeans living in uninhabitable areas.read more »
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Sheena is a home health nurse, a single mom with two young daughters. A few years ago, as her finances became more and more squeezed, she fell behind on her utilities payments. Her arrears ballooned to almost $3,000.
She was constantly living under the threat of disconnection, fearing she would be living in darkness, unable to cook, unable to provide for her girls.read more »
Heart of Canal Street
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s Heart of Canal Street program raises funds for local children’s charities and the Milwaukee Women's Center is in the running to be a beneficiary. Half of each $3 or $7 bingo game goes to the Canal Street fund, which totaled more than $1 million last year! Help give the gift of a promising future to area children by playing. #CanalSt17
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