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Restoration Ministries: Rebuilding Lives in Racine

Kelly Scroggins-Powell founded Restoration Ministries, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, with the motivation to assist people in need. Through this ministry, they rebuild lives by providing support services. The organization was established in 2006. Scroggins-Powell lived in Indiana when the organization was first created. However, when moving back to Racine, she brought Restoration Ministries with her. […]

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HOPES Center of Racine Comes To The Rescue

The HOPES Center of Racine, a ministry of the Racine Dominican sisters, has been providing important services to people experiencing homelessness for the past 10 years.  Our current programs include Street Outreach, Rapid Rehousing, and Mental Health services to people experiencing homelessness.  Our Rapid Rehousing program uses grant money to get people into housing first, finding that […]

Posted inCommunity, Government

Stand Down event, Nov. 10, brings needed services to homeless Veterans

A Veterans Stand Down Event will be put on by Racine/Kenosha Veterans Services on Nov. 10 and Racine’s Lakefront YMCA. The event gives homeless Veterans the opportunity to come together for camaraderie, food, clothing, as well as medical, dental and other services. Veterans are provided access to community resources to rebuild their lives. At the […]

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Couple Found In Car With Infant After Using Heroin, Police Say

UNION GROVE – A homeless couple who had used heroin found sleeping in their car were charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office on Monday with possession of drug paraphernalia. According to a criminal complaint, Jessica Hughes, 20, and Erik Kopidlowski, 28, were found sleeping in their car on Center Street at 15th Avenue […]

Posted inCommunity, Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Hospitality Center, Monday Night Hot Meal Need Your Help

**Editor’s Note: The letter to the editor was submitted by Holly Anderle, pastor at First Baptist. Last year we chose to partner with the Hospitality Center of Racine to bring the Monday Night Hot Meal Program back to our downtown roots. This partnership has allowed the Hot Meal mission to reach many more people and […]

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Lunch at Hospitality Center is About More Than Food

Editor’s Note: This article contains opinion and commentary by the author. Preparing, serving and cleaning up meals at the Hospitality Center is work; joyful work, to be sure, but still work. Volunteers get started early organizing ingredients and dividing tasks among themselves. Extra volunteers are put cheerfully to work chopping, washing, and cooking. Center participants […]

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