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A SEASON FOR GIVING: Fatherís House is your house this winter

Posted: Monday, Feb 4th, 2013

ATASCADERO ó†Itís cold at night and itís getting nothing but colder. For many of the areaís homeless, that means a heightened risk of death by exposure at worst; at best, it means a shortened lifespan from simple hard living.

The El Camino Homeless Organization helps mitigate that risk. But the homeless population in Atascadero is growing and thereís only so much space. ECHO has 31 beds and a ďwomen and children firstĒ policy, so if the shelter is full and the low is 41 degrees and rain, whatís a solo homeless fellow to do?

The answer, thanks to Fatherís House, is ďgo to Fatherís House.Ē

For the complete article see the 11-30-2012 issue.

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