Supervisor thanks volunteers for sweeping countywide homeless count

Riverside County Supervisor Karen Spiegel expressed her thanks on Friday, Jan. 27 to the record number of volunteers who dispersed throughout the county this week to conduct the 2023 Point-In-Time Homeless Count, attempting to record accurately the number of people living on the streets.“This year, I participated in the count in Lake Elsinore, which is now in (my) Second District,” Spiegel said. “Each year that I’ve participated in the count, I’m struck by the different circumstances that lead to someone becoming homeless, which fuels our wrap-around services for the homeless.”“Thank you to the many volunteers who gave of their time to get involved on a cold morning to address homelessness,” she said.The main count was carried out on Wednesday morning, Jan. 25,
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