Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter Receives $3,000 Donation from Macy’s
Funds will help Savannah-based youth shelter continue to provide services to homeless, abused and runaway adolescents
(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter, a temporary shelter and outreach service that serves youth from Savannah and the surrounding area, has received a $3,000 donation from Macy’s. The funds will enable Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter to continue its mission of providing shelter and services to adolescents in need.
“As an emergency shelter serving this vulnerable population, we rely on the generosity of the community. This funding is critical to us being able to maintain our level of service,” said Linda Hilts, Park Place Outreach’s executive director. “We are very grateful to Macy’s for this support.”
About Macy’s, Inc.
Macy’s, Inc., is one of the nation’s premier retailers, operating about 840 department stores in 46 states, the District of Columbia, Guan and Puerto Rico under the names Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, as well as the macys.com and bloomingdales.com websites. Collectively, Macy’s, Inc. and the Macy’s Foundation donated more than $26 million in fiscal 2011 to nonprofit organizations nationwide. The company has corporate offices in Cincinnati and New York.
About Park Place Outreach, Inc.
Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter provides support for troubled children and teens from Savannah and the surrounding area. The shelter is open 24 hours a day to youth in crisis, adolescents who are homeless, young people who have been abused, runaway youth, or those who may be contemplating how to run away. Opened in 1984 as Marshlands Foundation, Inc. (dba the Savannah Runaway Home), Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter provides counseling and other services to boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 17. The organization’s goal is to keep kids off the street and reunify families whenever possible.
Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter is an equal opportunity provider and employer. This program is supported in part by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families, USDA Breakfast/Lunch Program, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Georgia Department of Human Services, City of Savannah, United Way, FEMA and other community resources.
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Linda Hilts, Executive Director
Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter
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