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Sunday, 1 August 2021

Off the Street Breakfast raises money for local youth homeless shelter

Credit: KOAA - Southern Colorado
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Off the Street Breakfast raises money for local youth homeless shelter
Off the Street Breakfast raises money for local youth homeless shelter

The Off the Street Breakfast raises money for The Place, a homeless shelter for youth in El Paso County.

NEW AT - 4-THE OFF THE STREET BREAKFASTRETURNS THIS WEEKEND....WHICHRAISES MONEY FOR THE PLACE...A LOCAL SHELTER HELPING HOMELESSYOUTH IN EL PASO COUNTY.THAT W'SHERE WE FIND NEWS FIVE'SASHLEY PORTILLO...WITH MORE ABOUT THIS FUNDRAISINGEVENT...AND SOMEONE WHO BENEFITED FROMIT IN THE PAST...THE OFF THE STREET BREAKFASTS ITHE BIGGEST FUNDRAISING EVENTOFTHE YEAR...TO HELP HOMELESS YOUTH IN OURCOMMUNITY.AND PART OF THE BREAKFAST...SISHARING THE INSPIRATIONALSTORY OF ONE WOMAN'S JOURNEY ATE THPLACE...WHO HELPED HER EXITHOMELESSNESS...NATSVO OF SPEECH: "YES, I AM THEYOUNG GIRL THAT CAME FROMBROKEN-NESS." LAST THURSDAY...THE OFF THE STREET BREAKFAST....LDHEIN-PERSON...AND EVELYN REEDER...THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER...NATSVO OF SPEECH: "AND YET ISTAND BEFORE YOU TODAY TO LETYOU KNOW THAT I AM SWEETLYBROKEN." BUT THIS UPCOMINGWEEKEND...THE OFF THE STREET BREAKSTFAWILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY...AND REEDER'S STORY WILL BESHARED ONCE AGAIN...EVELYN REEDER, EXID TEHOMELESSNESS: "I ENDED UP BEINGHOMELESSS FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OFTIME.I WAS IN AND OUT OF FOSTER HESOMFROM THE TIME THAT I WAS 1TO118."REEDER...SAID AS A YOUT..H.SHE WENT TO MORE THAN 15DIFFERT FOENHOMES...EVELYN REEDER, EXITEDHOMELESSNESS: "I WAS PRETTYWOUNDED AS A KID, I SUFFEREDFROM ABUSE AND SO IT WAS REALLYHARD TO TRUST ADULTS."BUT WHERE SHE DID FIND TRUST ANDCOMFORT IN.... WAS THE PLACE...EVELYN REEDER, EXID TEHOMELESSNESS: "I KIND OF TALKABOUT HOW THE PLACE HELPED MEFIND MY PLACE IN THE SPEECH.THEY TAUGHT ME HOW TO USMYESMARTS FOR GOOD INSTEAD OFEVIL."REEDER SAITHD E ORGANIZATIONHELPED HER EXIT HOMELESSNESS...EVELYN REEDER, EXITEDHOMELESSNESS: "I CANT THANK THEMENOUGH I JUST HA SVEO MUCHGRAITUDE." AND PURSUE A CAERRESHE LOVES... TEACHING..EVELYN REEDER, EXITEDHOMELESSNESS: "THAT'S WHY ICHOSE TO WORK WITH YOUTH MYSF,ELTO WORK WITH TEENAGERS WHO HAVEGONE TOUHRGH TRAUMA THEMSELVESAND THAT'S WHY I'M SO PASSIOTENAABOUT IT." AND FOR HER...SHE BELIEVES BELIEVES SHE GOT ASECOND CHANCE AT LIFE...THANKS TO THE COMMUNTY RESOURCESAND THOSE AROUND HER...NATSVO OF SPEECH: "I AM NOA TPRODUCT OF THE SYSTEM, I AM APRODUCT OF LOV" E.THE PLACE...HAS A GOAL TO RAISE 0-20THOUSAND DOLLARS DURING THE OFFTHE STREET BREAKFAST.SO FAR...THEY'VE RAISED ABOUT 1- 55THOUSAND...VIRTUAL BREAKFAST THISSATUDAY... AT 9:30 A.M.WE'LL BE RIGHT BK AC

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