Woman organizes 4th of July picnic for Milwaukee's homeless


by Chris Patterson

MILWAUKEE -- Several homeless people in Milwaukee are able to celebrate Independence Day thanks to a local woman who has been helping the homeless for more than 20 years.

Macanon Brown, president of Macanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary, organized a holiday picnic at Pere Marquette Park in downtown Milwaukee. The picnic includes food, music and games for the homeless Milwaukeeans.


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