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Local children helped through Beatitude House program

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio- Board members from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mahoning Valley & Western Pennsylvania meet today to help local children through a grant to the Beatitude House's transitional housing program, "A House of Blessing."

The event will start at 11 a.m. Friday, at Beatitude House, 238 Tod Lane in Youngstown.

The Beatitude House will recieve $3,500 for a child advocacy program that provides parenting enrichment, child development, and behavior, health and safety education for homeless and financially challenged women and children.

The RMHC funds will underwrite the purchase of a car and booster seats to ensure the safe transportation of children.

The RMHC Board President says the organization is excited to be a part of a program that gives children a brighter future.

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