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Homeless Families get Second Chance at Life

by | Jun 17, 2014 | Poverty: Analysis and Responses, Society of St. Vincent de Paul

SVDP WIsconsin DellsThanks to the St. Vincent de Paul Society “Homeless Families get Second Chance at Life” according to WISCTV.

Stepping Stone was created to help families that were struggling to survive financially.

It would be easy to see the Stepping Stone Permanent Supportive Housing as walls and a roof. When 15-year-old Cydne Donlea walked through the door for the first time her face made it clear this was much more…it was a home.

Stepping Stone has been years in the making and has received wide ranging support from the community, including the City of Wisconsin Dells, the Village of Lake Delton, surrounding townships, schools and churches.

Homelessness has been an ongoing problem in the Wisconsin Dells area. Stepping Stone was created to help families that were struggling to survive financially.

“I know I’ve heard of families living in their cars, but this time of year they’ll tent it,” says Chris Fearing, Executive Director of St Vincent de Paul Society of Wisconsin Dells.

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