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Neighbors in Action: Walls of Warmth

Marlene Webster and Samantha Ardelean of Walls of Warmth photo
Scott Pohl
Marlene Webster (L) and Samantha Ardelean of Walls of Warmth

For Neighbors in Action, we learn about Walls of Warmth, a new program helping the homeless in Shiawassee County.

It’s sometimes easier to associate homelessness with a large urban setting, but smaller communities also have residents who struggle with homelessness.

Today on Neighbors in Action, we learn about a recently launched effort to serve homeless people in Shiawassee County. Walls of Warmth is a rotating shelter with area churches serving as host sites.

Current State talks with Marlene Webster, a pastor and the coordinator of Walls of Warmth.  She’s also the founder and executive director of a related community service organization, Shiawassee Hope. We also speak with Samantha Ardelean, Walls of Warmth's administrative assistant and a former beneficiary of Shiawassee Hope.

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