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Homeless children learn about fire safety from CFD

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Homeless children got the chance to learn about fire safety from Cincinnati's finest at the Faces without Places' Yellow Bus summer camp Wednesday.

The Cincinnati Fire Department was on hand to teach the children about fire safety and give them a tour through their Fire Safety House. In addition, the children received special safety bags provided by the Cincinnati Fire Foundation, who was able to fund the bags through a grant from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation's Summertime Kids Program.

Faces without Places keeps children ages 5-12 that are dealing with homelessness in Greater Cincinnati connected to their education. They provide uniform vouchers, school supplies, transportation to school, enrichment, advocacy, enrollment assistance, and specialized services to over 3,000 homeless children each year.

The nearly 100 children enrolled in the program come from various shelters, motels and neighborhood stops in Greater Cincinnati.

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