Sunday, March 15, 2009

Homeless Kids, Basketball Award, Kitten Recovers

Here are a few stories that happened while I was offline with bronchitis...

Times-Union - Homeless N.Y. kids in thousands
Shelter space is scarce, affordable rentals hard for families to find
"The numbers are growing exponentially higher," said David Rossetti, executive director of St. Paul's Center in Rensselaer, a homeless shelter for single mothers with children.

Times-Union - Award choice was a real slam-dunk
Teenager honored for her work with disabled in basketball league
The league has four teams and plays two games at each session at the Rensselaer Boys and Girls Club.

Times-Union - Kitten's recovery looking good
Reece's heart surgery got a big hand from Capital Region donations
Capital Region residents gave more than $10,000 to help pay for surgery for Reece, the 7-month-old foster kitten who needed open heart surgery.

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