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Partnership For Strong Families Hosts Holiday Toy Drive

By on December 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 3, 2014 at 5:58 pm

The Partnership for Strong Families held a holiday toy drive to distribute gifts to over 1,000 disadvantaged children in Alachua County on Wednesday at Northwest Baptist Church. The drive will continue until Friday.

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GRACE Cafe Plan In The Works

By on November 25th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:33 pm

Grace Marketplace plans to renovate its kitchen with grant money, eventually opening Grace Cafe to the community in which the homeless cook and serve food.

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Marion County Salvation Army Hosts Holiday Kick-Off

By on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 5:16 pm

Marion County Salvation Army had its annual Red Kettle Kickoff on Wednesday. The organization hopes to raise an extra $11,000 this holiday season.

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Gainesville Homeless Shelters Prepare for Cold Weekend

By on October 31st, 2014 | Last updated: October 31, 2014 at 5:24 pm

Expecting a weekend cold snap, Gainesville homeless shelters like St. Francis House and Grace Marketplace are asking for donations to prepare for a surge of homeless people looking to stay warm.

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Homeless Brace For Cold Snap

By on October 30th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:22 pm

Gainesville’s homeless prepare for the cold, and local shelters are ready to provide additional help.

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Cotton Club Renovation Seeks Community Support with Free Tours

By on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 6, 2013 at 4:48 pm

The Cotton Club in East Gainesville was once home to acts from B.B. King and Ray Charles. It is now being renovated to house a new museum and cultural center.

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‘Pag-asa’ For A Better Future In The Philippines

By on December 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 4, 2013 at 4:42 pm

UF organizations gathered and rallied support for the victims of the powerful Typhoon that hit the Philippines in November. Both the UF Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs and the UF Filipino Student Association gathered at a candlelight vigil to recognize and bring hope to the victims of the typhoon.

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