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First youth shelter coming to Arkansas this summer [Video]

After an anonymous donation, the first youth shelter in Arkansas will soon be opening to young adults who are facing homelessness.

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — Immerse Arkansas, a nonprofit in Arkansas, is one step closer to opening the first youth shelter in the state.

Recently, the organization received an anonymous donation of $900,000 to complete construction.

“We were thrilled to find out somebody had anonymously given that last donation to get us to that 3 and a half million mark, which will pay for the whole construction, plus all the furnishings. It will help us open the doors debt-free,” said Eric Gilmore, the Executive Director of Immerse Arkansas.

The shelter will be called “The Station.”

The organization has been around since 2010, but this has been a dream for leadership for several years. They were finally able to break ground last year.

The 10,000 square foot building will hold 15 suites where each person can have their …

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