North Star Advocacy Center receives housing funds

The Gary G. Taylor Charitable Trust, U.S. Bank, N.A. Trustee, provided $5,000 in funds to continue North Star Advocacy Center’s transitional housing program, which gives victims of domestic violence and sexual assault free lodging while they find employment and affordable housing. North Star provides free, confidential support to victims in Atchison, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth counties. They can be reached 24 hours a day at 660-562-2320. Shown from left are: Linda Mattson, North Star Executive Director; and Jeanine Montgomery, North Star Victim Advocate.