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VIDEO: Eddy House prepares for major expansion

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Reno’s Eddy House, which serves homeless youth, is gearing up for a major expansion. In this video, new CEO Diaz Dixon explains what the change means for funding needs and expanded services.

“At this point, we are looking to raise another $215,000 to close out the matching funds,” Dixon said. “We will have the capacity to serve the community with 50 new beds (now we have none for this particular population).

“Expanded services will reach an additional 30 percent of our population. We will serve over 600 this year, and next year we expect to be in excess of 800.”

Watch the video for more information.

Bob Conrad
Bob Conradhttp://thisisreno.com
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. He is also a part time instructor at UNR and sits on the boards of the Nevada Press Association and Nevada Open Government Coalition.

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