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Tumbleweed cuts the ribbon on 2 new homes for youth

Tumbleweed cuts the ribbon on 2 new homes for youth

Tumbleweed's Executive Director Sheri Boelter and some 50 others, including the mayor, gathered in front of one of the organization's two newly opened homes Friday for a ceremonial ribbon cutting and an open house. 

May 30, 2014 5:21 pm Photos

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Tumbleweed home resident manager Darci Hill hugs resident Taylor

Tumbleweed home resident manager Darci Hill hugs resident Taylor

Tumbleweed home resident manager Darci Hill, left, hugs resident Taylor Davidson in her bedroom as resident Seth Hagenais looks on. The new group home at 1019 Neptune Blvd. celebrated an open house Friday afternoon.

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Tumbleweed Executive Director Sherri Boelter

Tumbleweed Executive Director Sherri Boelter

Tumbleweed Executive Director Sherri Boelter speaks during an open house for a new Tumbleweed group home at 1019 Neptune Blvd. Friday afternoon.

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Karen Johnson artwork at Bailiwick

Karen Johnson artwork at Bailiwick

A reception will be held on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. for Karen Lynette Johnson’s new exhibit, “Yellowstone National Park Artwork and Photography” at Bailiwick on Grand, 1739 Grand Ave. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Johnson’s work will benefit Tumbleweed.

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Tumbleweed leases county house for youth

Homeless youth in the community will have a safe place to sleep and live under a deal with the Tumbleweed Program that Yellowstone County officials approved Tuesday.

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Joshua Downes and Chelsia Davis

Joshua Downes and Chelsia Davis

Joshua Downes, left, and Chelsia Davis of the Billings Metro VISTA Project do a pre-presentation of their homeless youth survey results for Tumbleweed on Nov. 7, 2013.

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The Billings Gazette is committed to promoting volunteerism as a way to build a caring community for all citizens. This listing includes opportunities registered with the United Way Volunteer Center.

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Survey to count Billings' homeless youth wraps up

A survey to get a better idea of how many homeless youth live in Billings has wrapped up, and a handful of Americorps VISTA members and volunteers are poring over and analyzing the data.

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Survey planned to count, understand Billings' homeless youth population

Survey planned to count, understand Billings' homeless youth population

Sheri Boelter, executive director of the Tumbleweed program, which works with homeless youth, calls them Billings’ “purposefully invisible” population.

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Homeless couple receives keys to first home from Tumbleweed

Homeless couple receives keys to first home from Tumbleweed

Victor Fire Bear edged his $500, 1982 Ford pickup, crammed with all his family’s worldly possessions, into the driveway of a two-bedroom duplex on Sunnyside Lane.

June 08, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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Billings non-profit brings hope to young homeless family

Billings non-profit brings hope to young homeless family

The Fire Bear family becomes the first beneficiaries of Tumbleweed's new program that will help put homeless youth into homes.

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Home sweet home

Home sweet home

Tumbleweed Executive Director Sheri Boelter chats with Victor, Killian and Katherine Fire Bear after giving them the keys to their apartment.

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Bear hug

Bear hug

Victor and Katherine Fire Bear share a hug in their new apartment. The couple, who has a 9-month-old baby, has been homeless for about two years. 

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Move-in day

Move-in day

Victor, Killian and Katherine Fire Bear (L-R) take a moment to enjoy each other as they are introduced to their new, two-bedroom complex in the North Park area. The duplex was made possible with the help of Tumbleweed's HopeLink Transitional Living Program.

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Home at last

Home at last

Victor, Killian and Katherine Fire Bear (L-R) take a breath after seeing their new, two-bedroom duplex on Sunnyside Lane on Thursday. The family was homeless until getting some help from Tumbleweed's HopeLink Transitional Living Program.

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Sheri Boelter

Sheri Boelter

Tumbleweed Executive Director Sheri Boelter

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Family time

Family time

Victor, Killian and Katherine Fire Bear (L-R) revel in knowing they will have a roof over their head after beging homeless for nearly two years. The family has received help from Tumbleweed's HopeLink Transitional Living Program.

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Baby's belongings

Baby's belongings

Victor Fire Bear moves his baby's belongings from his 1982 Ford pickup into the family's new apartment on Thursday. The family has found a home in Billings with help from Tumbleweed's HopeLink Transitional Living Program. 

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Mother and child

Mother and child

Katherine Fire Bear and her son, Killian, 9 months, celebrate move-in day at their duplex. The family has been homeless until getting assistance from Tumbleweed's HopeLink Transitional Living Program. 

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