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Simply dial 2-1-1 get connected, get answers

Fri, Nov 1st, 2013
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(Below is an example of the type of call that is received at Great Rivers 2-1-1. It is not an actual call.)

Holiday Assistance

It’s difficult to think about the winter holidays while we are still enjoying the beautiful fall season. But now is the time when organizations prepare to help those folks who don’t have anything to spare for holiday gifts, winter clothes, or even a good holiday meal.

In order to receive help with the holidays it is important for people to connect with and register for assistance early and avoid missing a deadline. To find out what organizations are offering assistance in your community call Great Rivers 2-1-1. Staff are available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week to get people connected to the programs that can help to make their holidays less stressful and more cheerful. For those people who look to the holidays as an opportunity to reach out and give to those who are less fortunate Great Rivers 2-1-1 is one simple phone call to find out where your time or donations would be greatly appreciated.

As you enjoy the beautiful fall weather, don’t forget to take a moment to make that phone call whether this year you are in need of a little help or you have the good fortune to be able to offer help for the coming holidays. Simply dial 2-1-1 to speak with someone who can provide the information you need.

The Simply Dial 2-1-1 Get Connected, Get Answers column is provided by Great Rivers 2-1-1, an information & referral and crisis line service. Professionally trained staff can answer your questions about local, statewide, and national resources and can assist you with all kinds of life situations and challenges.

Available 24 hours a day/7 days a week

Free and Confidential

Serving Western Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota and Northeastern Iowa

Simply dial the three-digit telephone number 2-1-1 or (800) 362-8255 to learn more

Language Interpretation and TTY available

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