Assisting Citizens for a Better Future - 5:16
with Jean Overman, Executive Director of Operation Refuge
Posted Jan 29, 2019
Operation Refuge believes that all citizens are able to assist the community in creating an incredible future. Their goal is to assist individuals by providing family support, meeting basic needs and support collaborative efforts.
Hosted by: Laurel Hess Produced by: Heartland Newsmakers Team
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