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YORK COUNTY- Homeless women and children in yorktown now have a safe haven to call home. The Natasha House opened its door Saturday afternoon. The transitional shelter was built and furnished by generous donations and volunteers.
Lynn Galloway and her 2 children are the first of 4 families to move in this week. Each family gets their own suite with a private bathroom. ' When I saw yellow on the walls, I knew it was meant for me. Yellow is my favorite color, said Galloway.
Four years ago Galloway lost her husband. With one less income and some other unfortunate circumstances Galloway found herself and children on the streets. ' sometimes we would be split up. I would sleep in the car.' She said. ' were living in a rooming house, but it's terrible. People have stolen our food and vandalized our car.'
For they next 6 months to 2 years the Galloway will have a roof over her head. She will also receive job skill training and financial literacy education at the Natasha house.
Dr. Deloris Borum is the woman behind the shelter. Dr. Borum pastor of Faith For Living Ministries donated the land where the 5 thousand square foot facility sits. ' I was setting up communion one day and God spoke to me, he said I want your property and at that moment I got the revelation.' She said.
Galloway and others are just grateful Dr. Borum's dream has become a reality.

If you would like to learn more or refer a family contact 757 898-1993

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