Donations Keep Rogers County Youth Shelter Open


Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 12:53 pm
By: News On 6


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ROGERS COUNTY, Oklahoma -- An emergency shelter for children in Rogers County will stay open a little longer.

12/14/2010 Related Story: Money Woes To Close Rogers County Youth Shelter Wednesday

Rogers County Youth Services has received $20,000 in donations to keep the shelter open through March. It was set to close because of budget cuts.

12/8/2010 Related Story: Budget Cuts Force Rogers County Youth Shelter To Close

The Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation donated $10,000 and officials were able to raise another $10,000 in private donations.

The shelter helps children who are stuck in custody battles or who need a place to stay for a few days if a family member is in legal trouble.