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Pine Haven taking school supplies to nation's poorest county

Ken Sweet of Pine Haven Youth and Family Services and eight youth residents will be traveling to the poorest county in the nation (Buffalo County in South Dakota with a per capita income of $5,213) this week to bring school supplies to children i...

Representatives of Pine Haven Youth and Family Services and Sylvie Gilman (right) of U.S.Bancorp Investments with school supplies gathered for children in Buffalo County, South Dakota, the nation's poorest county. Submitted photo
Representatives of Pine Haven Youth and Family Services and Sylvie Gilman (right) of U.S.Bancorp Investments with school supplies gathered for children in Buffalo County, South Dakota, the nation's poorest county. Submitted photo

Ken Sweet of Pine Haven Youth and Family Services and eight youth residents will be traveling to the poorest county in the nation (Buffalo County in South Dakota with a per capita income of $5,213) this week to bring school supplies to children in need. U.S. Bank/U/S/Bancorp Investments of Brainerd has collected supplies from staff and customers to help in Pine Haven's efforts.

Pine Haven Youth and Family Services provides foster care, adoption and mental health care to the lakes area community.

For more information about Pine Haven Youth and Family Services, call Ken Sweet at 218-828-2027.

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