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Homelessness may not be readily apparent in Kandiyohi County, Family Promise organizers say, but it’s here — from people sleeping on a friend’s sofa to spending the night in a car in a local parking lot. A “point in time homelessness count’’ taken Jan. 25, 2012, found 38 homeless households in Kandiyohi County. (Tribune photo/

Newly formed organization seeks to aid homeless families in Kandiyohi County


WILLMAR — An organization representing churches, residents and social service agencies is asking churches in Willmar and Kandiyohi County to participate in a project that would provide temporary food and shelter to homeless families.

Participating churches would agree to use their facilities to feed and house homeless families with children for one-week periods.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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