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"Meet The Need": Day 41 | 16th Street Community Health Center, Donna Triplett

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Listen: For Day 41 of 50 in our meet the need campaign, we meet the 16th Street Community Health Center, providing high quality health care, health education, and social services to low-income residents of Milwaukee’s culturally diverse south side since 1969.

Each of these three pieces is a story highlighting different cases of why the work done at the 16th Street Community Health Center is so important. Director of Development, Donna Triplett:

-The timely story of a gentleman who has recently been laid off and how the 16th Street Community Health Center was able to continue covering him:

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-When she told me this story, it was actually a challenge to process and respond to properly -- the story of a young child who was fortunate enough to come to the 16th Street Community Health Center before it was too late:

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-A woman who has been attending the 16th Street Community Health Center for its entire run. She explains why he keeps coming back after all these years:

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To learn more about 16th Street Community Health Center, visit their website, and if you'd like to help the 16th Street Community Health Center meet their needs this holiday season, learn how you can help here.

Produced by: Adam Carr