Copyright 2014

Old east KC hospital now shelters homeless families

EVANS SHOWS US A NEW BUILDING. MATT: THE OUTSIDE OF PARK MAINE MEDICAL CENTER LOOKS FLAT -- LIKE IT DID CLOSED IN 1999 . THE INSIDE HAS NEW LIFE gt;gt; THIS 10 YEARS. ITS PURPOSE WAS TO HELP PEOPLE HEAL. TO TAKE AN OLD BUILDING THAT WAS REPURPOSE IT FOR THE SAME THING , HEALING. MATT ITS NOW HOME TO FOUR : FAMILIES, THAT HAD NOWHERE ELSE TO GO. ITS CALLED THE RIVER OF REFUGE, -- REFUGE. JOHN WILEY BOUGHT THE BUILDING SEVERAL YEARS AGO AND FINALLY HAS 11 UNITS READY TO GO TO HELP THOSE THAT NEED IT MOST. gt;gt; MADE IT READY FOR HOMELESS FAMILIES WHO HAVE CHILDREN SLEEPING ON A FLOOR IN MOTELS, KNOWING THEY CAN MOVE IN HERE, LIVE AND EAT FOR FREE. ITS AN AMAZING FEELING. PLACE TO SLEEP. FINANCIAL COUNSELING TO MAKE SURE THE FAMILIES HAVE THE SKILLS NEEDED TO STAY OFF THE STREETS. FOR GOOD. BACK INTO THE STATE OF , THEY. HELP. MATT JUST ABOVE WHERE FAMILIES : ARE STAYING NOW, CONSTRUCTION CREWS WILL TRANSFORM WHAT WERE ONCE DOCTORS OFFICES AND LABS, . EVEN MORE FAMILIES CAN REBUILD