Private effort to help curb homelessness
Individuals or groups interested in assisting homeless children and adults in the south Utah Valley area are invited to attend a meeting Wednesday, July 8, 7 p.m. at the office of Mckell Christiansen Wise, 642 Kirby Lane #105, Spanish Fork.
“We are aware of significant needs in Nebo School District, where over 1,000 students are without a roof over their heads,” Kari Malkovich, local resident and organizer of the meeting, said. “The problem spreads throughout Utah Valley, and, obviously, elsewhere, but we would like to address our local problem.”
Evidence points to children that are living in cars, tents, garbage dumpsters, abandoned barns and other buildings, and, for those that are lucky, some children “couch hop,” that is, to spend the night with a friend on the living room sofa.
Many children are also using school facilities for showers, laundry and food.
For more information, please contact Malkovich at firstname.lastname@example.org or Linda P. Walton, linda@ thewaltongroupinc.com .