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Grant buys Harbor teen shelter a new kitchen
February 07, 2019

The Harbor teen shelter has a new kitchen thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation of St. Clair County. 

Hale Walker, a member of the foundation’s grant committee, said the passion of The Harbor’s program director Sally Currie put its application over the top. 

“I believe we can prevent kids from becoming involved in the system,” Currie said. “I don’t want to see kids go through the system.” 

The Harbor provides housing, counseling and other services for young people ages nine through 17. The kids may be homeless, on the verge of homelessness, have a bad falling out with a parent or some other issue. The Harbor has room for 10 residents at its 929 Pine St. location, with stays limited to three weeks. About 100 kids per year have gone through The Harbor since it opened in the spring of 1978. 

Read the full story on The Times Herald.

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