Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter Receives $3,000 Donation from Macy’s
Funds will help Savannah-based youth shelter continue to provide services to homeless, abused and runaway adolescents
(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter, a
temporary shelter and outreach service that serves youth from Savannah
and the surrounding area, has received a $3,000 donation from Macy’s.
The funds will enable Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter to
continue its mission of providing shelter and services to adolescents in
“As an emergency shelter serving this vulnerable population, we rely
on the generosity of the community. This funding is critical to us being
able to maintain our level of service,” said Linda Hilts, Park Place
Outreach’s executive director. “We are very grateful to Macy’s for this
About Macy’s, Inc.
Macy’s, Inc., is one of the nation’s premier retailers, operating about
840 department stores in 46 states, the District of Columbia, Guan and
Puerto Rico under the names Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, as well as the
macys.com and bloomingdales.com websites. Collectively, Macy’s, Inc. and
the Macy’s Foundation donated more than $26 million in fiscal 2011 to
nonprofit organizations nationwide. The company has corporate offices in
Cincinnati and New York.
About Park Place Outreach, Inc.
Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter provides support for
troubled children and teens from Savannah and the surrounding area. The
shelter is open 24 hours a day to youth in crisis, adolescents who are
homeless, young people who have been abused, runaway youth, or those who
may be contemplating how to run away. Opened in 1984 as Marshlands
Foundation, Inc. (dba the Savannah Runaway Home), Park Place Outreach –
Youth Emergency Shelter provides counseling and other services to boys
and girls between the ages of 11 and 17. The organization’s goal is to
keep kids off the street and reunify families whenever possible.
Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter is an equal opportunity
provider and employer. This program is supported in part by the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and
Families, USDA Breakfast/Lunch Program, Georgia Department of Community
Affairs, Georgia Department of Human Services, City of Savannah, United
Way, FEMA and other community resources.
For more information, contact:
Linda Hilts, Executive Director
Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter
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