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Help House: Donate a coat, help someone stay warm this winter

091714-COAT-05Help House has begun a winter coat roundup and giveaway. Winter coats of all sizes will be accepted but must be clean and in good condition. They can be dropped off at the center located at 131 W. 15th St., in Lyndon just west of the First Baptist Church, in Lyndon, during Help House’s regular business hours 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Coats will be accepted from now until Oct. 10. The coats will be given out on a first come first served basis from Tuesday, Oct. 14, through Saturday, Oct. 18, with a limit of one per family member.

Help House receives helpful grant

News was received that Help House had been selected to receive a $3,000 grant from the Neuman Family Fund of the Douglas County Community Foundation.

The fund advisors, Matt Neuman and Alice Karakas Neuman, showed appreciation for the work that Help House does for Lyndon and Osage County, and have specified the grant is to help support the Osage County Help House.

Help House Board accepted the grant with appreciation and an assurance that Help House will be good stewards of the gift.

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