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Shelter House gala to raise money to meet increasing need


WILLMAR -- In recent months, more and more families have sought assistance from Shelter House Inc. in Willmar.

"Our caseload has gone way up, and funding is down," said director Connie Schmoll.

It's not unusual to have the shelter in Willmar full of women and children who have left abusive situations and to have other families in emergency housing in area hotels. Shelter House serves 18 counties in southwestern Minnesota.

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