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Local Shelter Anna Marie’s Alliance Will Feel Effect of Massive Funding Cuts [AUDIO]

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ST. CLOUD – Yesterday, we told you the story of  the recent 90% funding cut for local emergency food and shelter services. This cut took this year’s amount of funding down from nearly $200,000 to 19,334.

These funds are used by local agencies like Anna Marie’s Alliance, an emergency shelter for abused women and children. They’ve historically received around $50,000 from the Emergency Food and Shelter Program.

Jacque French is the Director of Development for Anna Marie’s. She says these types of cuts severely affect staffing at the shelter.

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French says community members should consider helping agencies like Anna Marie’s in whatever way they can in these tough times.

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