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Kiwanis of Rockford donates $2400 to JB815
Kiwanis of Rockford donates $2400 to JB815
Torrid of Rockford donates 625 articles of brand new clothing to JB815
Torrid of Rockford donates 625 articles of brand new clothing to JB815
Rockford Kiwanis donates to Just Breathe 815 (WIFR)
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Just Breathe 815 expands its resources for homeless teens and young adults thanks in part to a donation from the Kiwanis Club of Rockford. Just Breathe 815 received the donation of $2,600 Tuesday. The organization's founder Kevin Ware says he's restructuring the drop-in center to help not only teens but homeless people aged 18 to 24 by adding more resources like GED courses. Read More At:
Just Breathe 815 Collects for familes of fire
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- After an apartment fire on Florida Drive damages a local family's belongings, one organization is stepping in to help them recover. This past Wednesday, a fire caused $260,000 worth of damages to an apartment building in the 4100 block of Florida Drive, leaving many families in need of help. One of the families reached out to Just Breath 815, a group dedicated to helping homeless teens. The organization decided to put together some items that were donated to thei
Rockford Nurses donate to Just Breathe 815
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Local nurses are giving to an organization that serves the more than 2,700 homeless teens in our area. SwedishAmerican nurses started collecting new and used clothes as well as hygiene products on November 27 and they just finished Wednesday. Now, Just Breathe 815 is picking up those donations to take and distribute to homeless youth through their drop-in center. Nurses say they decided to give because of the great things Just Breathe 815 does for the community. Re
Local organization aids homeless teen population (WTVO)
ROCKFORD - Homelessness can be a difficult problem to track and to tackle. But one local organization is teaming up with local businesses to collect donations to help combat the homeless teen population in Rockford. "People may not know that in our own backyards there are individuals that are struggling," said Shatter Our Silence founder and executive director Kevin Polky. Rockford has the second largest homeless teen population in the state of Illinois. One organization, Just Br