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Kensington Shelter For Homeless Families Nearly Full
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Kensington Shelter For Homeless Families Nearly Full

Kensington Family Shelter (Photo: Google Maps)Almost 65 homeless families now call Kensington home. The Kensington Family Shelter [/home/dhs-announces-homeless-shelter-opening-on-mcdonald-avenue/#.VrkEubkrJFY] on McDonald Avenue continues to welcome new families since its opening in December, and is now nearly full, said Catherine Barufaldi and Tracy Connor, local residents who are coordinating

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Community Turns Out For Informational Meeting Regarding New Homeless Shelter

A packed auditorium. (Photo by Shannon Geis/KensingtonBK)Following the announcement at the end of November that an emergency homeless shelter housing families would be opening this month on McDonald Avenue [/home/dhs-announces-homeless-shelter-opening-on-mcdonald-avenue/], hundreds of Kensington residents showed up to hear more information about shelter at a community meeting hosted

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