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Nest Fest 2013 kicks off in Bossier City

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Nest Fest was held Saturday at the Bossier City Civic Center. It's the Renesting Project's annual fundraiser, which raises money to help homeless families rebuild their lives while transitioning out of homelessness. Organizers hope silent and live auctions brought in a little more than $70,000. That will help buy everything from bedding to toothbrushes.

"The families that we serve are families that would not be able to provide for themselves," the Nesting Project's found Noel Haacker said. "In fact, many times when we get to them, we find they have been sleeping on the floor for weeks and weeks and weeks. They have no end of that insight."

Renesting Project was founded in 2009.

 

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