Bus driver raising money for new homeless shelter

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CHICAGO —   A CTA bus driver wants to open a homeless shelter on the South Side.

Carey Gidron spent much of yesterday holding a fundraiser in Uptown.  He collected donations at homeless encampment known as “tent city.”

Aside from driving a bus, Gidron is a South Side pastor.

Gidron is trying to raise a quarter million dollars.  He envisions a shelter that can accommodate entire families.

More information is available on the GoFundMe page.




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