Non-profits team up to fight homelessness
Non-profit organizations from around the state are combining resources to help stop homelessness.
Thirty-one groups participated in the Avenues for Hope Campaign, including Charitable Assistance to Community's Homeless which helped single mom Jennifer Harlan escape from an abusive relationship.
Just last night she was finally able to move into her own apartment.
"It was so great," Harlan said. "I waited for my son to get off the bus. He has an after-school program. And he got off the bus about 6:30 p.m. and he didn't know we were moving. And my daughter and I went and got him off the bus and said: 'Oh, surprise. We moved today.' And it was like Christmas had already come."
The foundation's offering $27,000 dollars in challenge grants to non-profits with the most donors of $25 or more.
You can donate and view the leaderboard by following the provided link.
The campaign ends December 31.