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HomeBeliefsBRIEF: Fundraiser to help Spokane youth

BRIEF: Fundraiser to help Spokane youth


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Hillyard YFC
Hillyard YFC

Spokane Youth for Christ supporters can tour the new Hillyard facility and hear stories of students the program serves at the ministry's upcoming fundraiser on Nov. 29.

YFC is is a local mission committed to reaching the youth and families living in Spokane's most impoverished neighborhoods with, “the love and hope of Jesus Christ,” according to its website.

Currently the program has a youth center in West Central and Hillyard. The Hillyard center, at 4603 N Market, opened recently and includes a study area, gaming wall, kitchen and recording studio.

The fundraiser, called “Curing Hopelessness” will be at 7 p.m. Donations will be accepted and all gifits given at the event will be matched, up to $25,000.

Refreshments ad deserts will be served. To RSVP call (509) 327-7721 or email [email protected].

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Tracy Simmons
Tracy Simmons
Tracy Simmons is an award-winning journalist specializing in religion reporting and digital entrepreneurship. In her approximate 20 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti. Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas, Connecticut and Washington. She is the executive director of SpokaneFāVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Washington. She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and national publications. She is a Scholarly Assistant Professor of Journalism at Washington State University.


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