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The Power of a Playground

N Carr playgroundEFAA’s Children’s Program was just awarded a $7,500 grant from longtime community partner, St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church. The grant is for a new playground at our North Carr transitional housing community — a critical refuge for homeless families as they work their way back toward self-sufficiency. EFAA’s Children’s Program focuses on minimizing the negative effects of homelessness on children. What could be more normalizing than the simple, healthy pleasures of playing outdoors, in the presence of parents building community? Read more here.