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South Hills Community News Release
ALTOONA — Students members of the C.O.P.S. (Community Outreach and Public Service) Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Altoona Campus recently held a fundraiser to benefit Family Services Inc.’s efforts in acquiring a new building for their homeless shelter in Altoona. The students recently presented Lisa Hann, Director of Family Services Inc., with a donation for $250.
Over the past four years, the shelter has housed over 800 individuals. The current shelter offers 16 beds, and they are looking to double the size with a 35-unit building and six apartments. The goal of the new location will remain the same as it always has been – to assist residents in getting back to a place in society where they will be productive.
If you are interested in learning more about the proposed family shelter or wish to donate money to support this endeavor, please click here.