PORT executive director Desiree Montonye (right

The kids still need help


The number of at-risk boys and girls staying at PORT Group Homes in Brainerd has decreased, but PORT officials say don’t let the numbers fool you.

Desiree Montonye, PORT’s executive director, said even though the numbers are down, there are still many boys and girls — ages 10 to 21 — out there who need the help that PORT can provide. 

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