Holidays can be tough for those facing hard times, who may not have family nearby or even a home to celebrate in. At Rhinelander’s homeless shelter, community members and staff are doing their best to make Christmas a festive time.
Paper snowmen grace the windows at Frederick Place, and ornaments adorn a Christmas tree in the living room. Northwoods Alliance for Temporary Housing Director Tammy Modic says all the decorations are donated.
A key fundraiser for the Northwoods homeless shelter happens this Saturday.
The annual "Soup For Shelter" supports the Northwoods Alliance for Temporary Housing and the shelter, Frederick Place, in Rhinelander. The shelter is used by persons from Oneida, Vilas, Lincoln, Forest and Langlade counties.
Director Tammy Modic says the event nourishes everyone involved...
The Northwoods Alliance For Temporary Housing has entered a contest which could help put a new roof on the Frederick Place homeless shelter and a possibly a new bathroom. A NATH spokesperson says the public's help is needed today.
NATH Board member Carol Miller says the organic products company "Tom's of Maine" is sponsoring an effort called "50 States of Good". Miller says the company give's $10,000 grants to non-profits....