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09/25/2017 St. Vincent Centers in Kennewick Host Back to School Clothing Giveaway for Kids

On August 12, more than 350 children received free school clothes at St. Vincent Centers' in Kennewick during the thrift shop's back-to-school event. Children were given two outfits of clothing and a pair of shoes. 

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09/25/2017 CBT Counseling Helps Teen through Depression

Gemma used to wake up every morning and wonder if there was any point in getting out of bed and starting her day. On the surface, the 16-year-old seemed to have a great life. She had a supportive family, good grades, and many friends. But she began to feel “off” about a year ago. 

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09/25/2017 Volunteers Help Elders Remain in Homes Safely

One day after work, Anna came home to bad news. Yakama Nation Housing was going to close down the housing project where she and her family lived. There were roughly 90 families who needed to find new housing within the next two months.  

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09/25/2017 Homeless Mom Receives a Hand Up through Young Adult Housing Services

Isabel hasn’t had an easy life, but in spite of that, the articulate 23-year-old knew that it was up to her to make a better life for herself and her two toddlers. When she learned about Catholic Charities’ Young Adult Housing Services (YAHS), she recognized it was a way up and out of her difficult situation. 

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09/25/2017 From Domestic Violence to Independence

Kayla has endured a great deal of pain in her 19 years; much of it at the hands of her own mother and other family members.  To get away, she found herself in the homeless encampment in Yakima. As a single mother, she is determined to find a way out of the violence and dysfunction that has always surrounded her.

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