This church is helping unhoused migrants. Healey has asked others to do the same.

By Sarah Betancourt – GBH News

Interim Pastor Katie Cole of Hartford Street Presbyterian Church and Rev. John Hudson of the Pilgrim Church in Sherborne unload her car holding a bed for a migrant family.

The state’s emergency shelter system is strained, catalyzing Gov. Maura Healey to announce a state of emergency last week.

With that came a plea for local residents and decision-makers to consider opening up unused spaces to migrant families — who are coming to Massachusetts in growing numbers — both for short-term and long-term housing.

The state says that interested individuals can reach out to the Brazilian Workers Center.

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Source – GBH News

Published August 14, 2023

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