Bradenton Police Department Captain William Fowler holds up "the 211 card" that is at the center of a new program being rolled out in Manatee County to reduce panhandling. The 211 call puts people in touch with services they may need to improve their lives through a social service hotline for Manatee and Sarasota.
Bradenton Police Department Captain William Fowler holds up "the 211 card" that is at the center of a new program being rolled out in Manatee County to reduce panhandling. The 211 call puts people in touch with services they may need to improve their lives through a social service hotline for Manatee and Sarasota. Richard Dymond rdymond@bradenton.com
Bradenton Police Department Captain William Fowler holds up "the 211 card" that is at the center of a new program being rolled out in Manatee County to reduce panhandling. The 211 call puts people in touch with services they may need to improve their lives through a social service hotline for Manatee and Sarasota. Richard Dymond rdymond@bradenton.com

Hand Manatee County’s panhandlers a lifeline with contacts for help

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