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Event extends a hand to struggling Sitkans

Volunteers help a visitor select items from among the donations at Project Homeless Connect. The Wednesday event served 45 people who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless. (KCAW photo/Ed Ronco)Project Homeless Connect creates a one-stop-shop for people who are, or who are at risk of, experiencing homelessness in Sitka.

Planning summit to launch Homeless Connect encore

boots_smOrganizers of a major effort to aid the homeless in Sitka last winter are hoping to repeat their success this coming January. The nonprofit Easter Group spearheaded a multi-agency collaboration to provide basic services for Sitka’s homeless called “Project Homeless Connect.” Over forty-five individuals attended the event in Harrigan Centennial Hall – an unexpectedly high turnout that caught the attention of municipal government and the public alike.