In the community

Ontario nonprofit secures grant to help homeless

These tiny homes, are part of a project in Ontario to help area homeless and is next to Origins Faith Community Outreach Initiative at 312 N.W. 2nd Street. The initiative recently received a sizeable grant to help the homeless population . (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

ONTARIO – A $50,000 state grant will help a local nonprofit link a growing local homeless population to medical and mental health resources.

The Origins Faith Community Outreach Initiative received the money last month.

Origins Faith Community Outreach at 312 N.W. 2nd Street in Ontario operates a day shelter in Ontario and furnishes free meals five days a week for those in need. The organization also manages a thrift store – The Bridge Renewed – in Ontario and oversees the tiny home project for the homeless during the winter.

Origins Faith . . .