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By Aliya Hall
The Chronicle 

A heart for homelessness:

Corn maze fundraiser highlights homelessness Friday, Nov. 1

 

October 31, 2019

PHOTO PROVIDED/ NORTHERN LIGHTS CHRISTMAS TREE FARMS

An aerial of the Northern Lights Christmas Tree Farm corn maze. The farm is hosting a charity event to bring awareness to homelessness, with a scavenger hunt in the corn maze that has statistics and stories about homelessness.

PLEASANT HILL – Halloween is a time to enjoy being frightened, but for people who are unhoused, there is something real to fear.

To bring more awareness and raise funding for Ann's Heart, a women's shelter in Springfield, Northern Lights Christmas Tree Farm is hosting a charity corn maze event from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. The event's tagline is: "What's much scarier than a haunted corn maze in October? Being homeless in November."

"For my money, (homelessness) isn't being addressed yet," Lynn Schutte, owner of the farm and board member for Ann's Heart, said. "I mean, Springfield...



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