Boone Life: Welcome Home Inc.
April 26, 2010 | 2:50 p.m. CDTAnesia Mattox, executive director of Welcome Home Incorporated, speaks with the veterans living in the shelter, during a weekly group meeting. The shelter is currently housing 11 veterans in a space intended for 10.
There are currently 90-100 veterans enrolled with the Harry S. Truman Veterans' Memorial Hospital homeless programs. Katie Burnham, the Homeless Program Coordinator at the Hospital, admits that the numbers underrepresent the real population of homeless veterans in the area.
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