Battered Women's Shelter

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WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Some of the services local non-profits provide are in jeopardy if the partial government shutdown continues.

CEO of the Summit and Medina County Battered Women’s Shelter Terry Heckman says the non-profit receives 65 percent of its funding from federal grants.

“The trickle-down effect, I don’t think a lot of people understand. It comes right down here to the non-profits and the clients themselves,” Heckman said.

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STATE OF OHIO

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