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Shelter aims to keep struggling families and pets together

photofampic1 Story by Thom Callahan – Akronist

Homelessness. The numbers, sadly, continue to rise, and Akron is not immune to that increase.

Not having permanent shelter, particularly during the brutal winters this area has experienced during the past two years, has to be disconcerting, to say the very least.

Some families with children and pets risk being separated from one another because many homeless shelters do not accept both men and women — let alone an animal. Continue reading