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Grace Marketplace Waits For Payment From City

By on December 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:34 pm

With only a verbal commitment from the city and county, Grace MarketPlace has continued to provide the staff and the funding to keep the pavilion open since October.

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Local Shelter VETSPACE Aids Homeless Veterans

By on November 11th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:33 pm

A local shelter offers a place to stay for homeless veterans and veterans overcoming a drug or alcohol addiction.

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Grace Marketplace Rises Above Capacity On Cold Nights

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:22 pm

The shelter accommodates unusually high numbers on harsh, cold nights this season.

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City Provides Funds To Staff Grace Marketplace Pavilion

By on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 11:53 am

Funding from the City of Gainesville will allow a pavilion at the Grace Marketplace facility to remain open for one more month.

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Grace Marketplace To Close Two Facilities Amid Budget Limitations

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: December 10, 2014 at 11:36 am

Grace Marketplace will soon close two facilities to alleviate some of its expenses.

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Alachua County Animal Services Receives New Agility Equipment from Girl Scout

By on September 11th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 6:41 pm

A local Girl Scout donated agility equipment to Alachua County Animal Services. The equipment assists volunteers with training dogs in skills that make them more adoptable.

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Manatee County Animal Shelter Quarantined, Four Dogs Euthanized Due to Disease

By on January 31st, 2014 | Last updated: January 31, 2014 at 9:25 am

Four dogs were euthanized and a Manatee County animal shelter was put under quarantine for a week due to canine parvovirus infections earlier this month.

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Gainesville Correctional Institution to become homeless assistance center

By on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 25, 2013 at 3:55 pm

Members of the County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry are traveling to Atlanta to visit the Gateway Center, a homeless assistance center housed in a former jail, to see what improvements should be made in Gainesville.

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Still sheltered in Clay County

By on July 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:58 pm

Clay County has opened a permanent shelter at Tynes Elementary school in Middleburg. It is already open and will remain open until it is no longer needed. Clay County Fire and Rescue Captain and Public Information Officer Bernita Bush says officials […]

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Some residents still need shelter in north Florida

By on July 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

One week ago, a tropical storm swept across North Central Florida, flooding many homes and sending resident out of  their homes and into shelters. WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi reports how the Red Cross is still providing shelter for those waiting to go […]

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