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Grandparent Apartments Grannies Host Bake Sale To Make Up For Budget Cuts

04/08/2011 09:41 am ET | Updated Jun 08, 2011

Some Bronx grandmothers are raising money - one cake at a time - to offset more than $300,000 in state budget cuts to the funding for their unique residence.
The bake sales are a desperate attempt to sustain programs and services, from 24-hour security to after-school tutoring, at Grandparent Family Apartments.
When it opened in 2005, the Morrisania building was the first such facility in the nation for low-income grandparents raising grandchildren.

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