The Springfield Fire/Rescue Division also received a donation from the Hearth and Home Retirement Center, which held a pancake breakfast fundraiser with all proceeds benefiting the fire division.
The city of Springfield is also pleased to announce we received notice from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that we will receive Shelter Plus Care 3 funding.
The city applies for a number of grants throughout the year in an effort to support agencies that work with families and individuals struggling with homelessness.
Shelter Plus 3 funds are used for homeless disabled individuals in our community. These funds, along with other federal funds, assist with emergency and transitional housing to help agencies to be responsive to the needs of those who are hit the hardest.
It is important for all Springfield residents to have the necessities needed to live. We hope that these efforts give individuals who are disabled and in financial stress the resources they need.
For more information on these projects, please visit www.springfieldohio.gov.
Jim Bodenmiller is the Springfield city manager.
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