BayCoast donation keeps Fall River Emergency Shelter program running

BAYCOAST BANK donated $11,000 to help Solomons Porch in Fall River to operate a 10-week emergency homeless shelter to keep 71 individuals warm for the winter when primary shelter First Step Inn reached full capacity. Pictured, from left, Anabela Azevedo, shelter supervisor for First Step Inn; Solomons Porch Pastor Thomas Mello; Tim Cole, assistant vice president, commercial lending officer, BayCoast Bank; and Solomons Porch Pastor Brian Weeks. / COURTESY BAYCOAST BANK
FALL RIVER – BayCoast Bank donated $11,000 to help the Fall River Emergency Shelter program keep several homeless individuals out of the cold this past winter. According to a news release from the bank, the First Step Inn – the city’s lone permanent homeless shelter at 134 Durfee St. – was at full capacity due…

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