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Clara Kirk is founder and director of Clara's Place, which is struggling with funding.(clarashouse-weuo.org)
Clara Kirk is founder and director of Clara's Place, which is struggling with funding.(clarashouse-weuo.org)

A Chicago shelter for women and children is without heat after months of bills have gone unpaid. Clara's Place, located on Chicago's southwest side, is facing a bill of $21,000.

The shelter houses 19 women and 23 children.

Clara Kirk, the founder and director of the shelter, joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson.

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  • Clara Kirk, founder and director of Clara's Place.

This segment aired on October 25, 2013.

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