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The LA Times is reporting that two of Father Joe’s downtown San Diego homeless programs have been suspended due to fundraising problems – and that bobblehead dolls of the celebrity do-gooder will be sold to boost revenues.
The city’s main provider of shelter and services for the homeless has hit a fundraising crunch and last week shut down two heavily used daytime programs.
Hundreds of homeless people who otherwise would spend their days at the St. Vincent de Paul Village east of Petco Park are instead roaming the sometimes dangerous downtown streets.
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