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Holiday party planned for long-term homeless women


By Vickie Evans-Nash

Contributing Writer
“Everybody deserves to have something for the holiday,” says Tonda Daggs. On Wednesday, December 14, volunteers will prepare and serve a meal for approximately 90 women, many of whom have a decade or more of memories of having nowhere to go — not just for the holidays, but on a daily basis. For more than a month now, Daggs and a group of dedicated volunteers have been making no-sew fleece blankets and jewelry to present as holiday gifts to women who have experienced long-term homelessness. They are looking for support from the community as well. Tonda Daggs with blanket gifts for homeless women
Over 10 years ago, Daggs was diagnosed as bipolar. Continue Reading →

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