State offers financial assistance to several North Central Florida homeless shelters
The National Alliance to End Homelessness reports of the approximately 636,000 individuals who are homeless on a given night in America, nearly 4 in 10 are unsheltered. This exemplifies the need for supporting homeless shelters across the nation. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports how some Gainesville shelters are getting some much needed financial support.
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