Kent, Ohio – The Henry V. and Frances W. Christenson Charitable Foundation awarded a grant in the amount of $4,446 to Miller Community House for the addition of a play set. Miller Community House is a program of Family & Community Services, Inc.
Miller Community House provides emergency shelter and supportive services to men, women and children experiencing a housing crisis. The award will be used to establish a play set in the back yard to be used by the children served by the shelter.
“Last year, 80 to 90 children came through our doors. This play set will help us make a comfortable home for these kids. We are very grateful to have the support of the Henry V. and Frances W. Christenson Charitable Foundation.” said Traci Larlham, Director of Housing Services for Family & Community Services. To learn more or get involved, visit fcsserves.org.
About Family & Community Services, Inc.
Family and Community Services, Inc. is one of the largest social service agencies in Northeast Ohio and has spent the past 75 years helping individuals of all ages. The agency covers 21 counties and has more than 71 programs, including the Center of Hope, Kent Social Services, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the County Clothing Center to name a few. Family and Community Services, Inc. assists over 100,000 people on an annual basis and provides life’s basic needs to counseling and mentoring services.
About Miller Community House
Miller Community House provides emergency shelter and supportive services to men, women and children experiencing a housing crisis. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for our residents by providing a 30-day shelter with services such as advocacy, information and referrals to area resources and collaborative agencies.