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Montana Rescue Mission re-opens kitchen after flooding

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In July, the men's shelter at the Montana Rescue Mission was under water after a water main broke. 2-million gallons of water filled the building's basement. When the flooding happened the rescue mission was about a week away from re-opening the kitchen, after a remodel to bring it up to code.

Tonight, things are starting to come together at the Montana Rescue Mission Men's Shelter.  The kitchen and dining room have re-opened.

It's a holiday wish that is coming true before Thanksgiving. The kitchen is bigger and pictures, donated by a local church, are hanging on the walls. It looks great.

It's also the first day MRM will be firing up the stoves and serving meals since the flood over the summer. MRM Public Relations Director Denise Smith, says they are ecstatic with the results. They are putting the final touches on everything. They were also tasked to bring the kitchen up to code during the remodel.

"Extend our kitchen prep area out, bring out the food service area from food prep from where we wash the dishes and all that so we're all excited to be at this point," she said.

Smith says MRM has enough volunteers to serve Thanksgiving dinner next week. But staffers are looking for food donations of turkey, green beans, crunchy onions for a green bean casserole and pumpkin pies.

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