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By Aliya Hall
The Creswell Chronicle 

Community comes together for collaboration meeting

In the past year, Perdue said that the community has helped serve 352 families in the school district. The holiday program gifts and food served 123 families and over 250 children; Food 4 Kids serves 53 families and 107 children; Triple P Parenting (Positive Parenting Program) served 18 families and 29 children; counseling services served 105 families and children; and other services have helped 53 families and 135 students.

 

April 11, 2019

Aliya Hall/The Creswell Chronicle

Crystal Perdue, family resource coordinator, stands in front of a physical representation of the top five needs in Creswell that need to be filled -- with blue post-its representing the holes in resources during her April 2 community collaboration meeting

Crystal Perdue works under the motto of, "See a need, fill a need."

That's why, on April 2, the family resource coordinator held a community collaboration to speak with pastors, business owners, organizations and residents about the best way to work together to help fill the need of Creswell's families.

"I don't want someone to feel alone when facing something," Perdue said during the meeting. "Parenting is hard; navigating the school system can be hard, and when you're dealing with things at home it spills over to other things in your life. Taking a load from one area will have a ripple e...



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