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Young Girl Scout helps the homeless with a fundraiser

by: HB News staff writer
Posted: August 20, 2018

HUNTINGTON BEACH...On Saturday morning young Briel donned her Girl Scout uniform from Troop #3242 out of Cypress to help raise funds for Mercy House.

Setting out tables in the driveway on Skye Lane in Huntington Beach for their important garage sale. Briel had the help from Lisa and Teri setting up treasures for the buyers pulling up in their vehicles.

Girl Scout Briel with Lisa and Teri help raise funds for Mercy House

 

Mercy House provides housing and supportive services for a variety of homeless population including families, adult men and women, mothers and their children, persons living with HIV/AIODS, individuals overcoming substance addictions, and some who are physically and mentally disabled.

"Together, we overcame the odds and created a new future for those in our care," said Board Chair Father Jerome Karcher.

Mercy House partners with the City of Anaheim, City of Costa Mesa, City of Dana Point, and the City of Ontario to provide outreach to the homeless who are living on the street and in parks.

You can connect with Mercy House at volunteer@mercyhouse.net to learn more about ways you can serve the most vulnerable in the community.

Now with the help of Briel and her garage sale fundraiser, a homeless person tonight will have a bed to sleep in and a place of safety.

 

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