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Robinson: Homeless Youth Shelter Needed – Brevard, NC


Last updated 2/25/2020 at 8:46am

The fundraising efforts include help from an adult softball league. (Courtesy photos)

With the help of softball, Brevard local Micky Robinson has been raising money to build a shelter for homeless young people ages 13 to 24 called the Isaac Homes Youth Shelter (IHYS).

Robinson was inspired to begin the project three years ago while working on a ministry involving the distribution of backpacks filled with supplies for underprivileged kids.

The preacher at Morningside Baptist Church put in a request for 130 backpacks, because, he told Robinson, there were, at that time, 130 homeless kids in Transylvania County.

"I was surprised to hear that," he said. "By the end of that...

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