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Montana Rescue Mission: How far they've come and how far they still need to go

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The Montana Rescue Mission Women and Children's Shelter will host an open house for the public. Montana Rescue Mission opened the Women and Children's Shelter located on First Avenue North in 1991. Since that time, they've made a few changes little by little to what it looks like today.

Denise Smith, the public relations director for Montana Rescue Mission and said the open house is a great opportunity to see what the shelter currently needs, like a remodeled lobby area-- and secure front doors that will protect the shelter's guests. She said the open house is also a great opportunity to spread the word about their Thanksgiving meal. Although the call for volunteers has been filled, Smith said MRM is in need of more pies and turkeys for the holidays.

"We ask for help to be able to put those items on," Smith said. "We accept pies and turkeys. Everything that goes into making your Thanksgiving meal is also what we need to put ours on."

Smith said MRM set a goal of raising $100,000 to help with shelter improvements and said they've met sixty percent of that goal so far. Open house times will be at 10 A.M. and 2 P.M. tomorrow.

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