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Posada homeless shelter needs help replacing stolen property

Posted at 4:38 PM, Sep 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-26 20:23:29-04

PUEBLO – Thieves in Pueblo have targeted the Posada homeless shelter and one of their families in need.

The thieves took more than 600 dollars of property from their storage shed, including 44-insulating panels needed in the winter months and the tools that one father staying at the shelter relies on for his job as a contractor.

“That’s how he makes a living so we had agreed to hold some of his things in our shed so that he could stay here at the shelter and try to get back on his feet so somebody broke in and they took all of his framing supplies,” said LaTanya Yarbrough, a case manager at the shelter.

Though the shelter says they can claim their panels through their insurance, they’re not sure if their policy will cover the man’s belongings.

So they’re asking for the thief to either return those tools anonymously, or the public to help donate them and so this family’s livelihood isn’t compromised.

Here is the list of tools as posted on Posada’s Facebook page:

Posada’s garage at our family shelter was broken into. The thieves stole these items from a family in residence. The…

Posted by Posada on Tuesday, September 25, 2018