09 Oct CEO of Keystone Mission, Justin Behrens, gearing up to sit outside for 24-hours in Public Square Park, Wilkes-Barre.
CEO of Keystone Mission, Justin Behrens, gearing up to sit outside for 24-hours in Public Square Park, Wilkes-Barre.
SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE, PA—Keystone Mission’s second annual REAL TALK is taking place at Public Square Park next Wednesday and Thursday. CEO Justin Behrens will sit on a park bench for a full 24-hours to engage and educate the NEPA community on homelessness. The entire event will be streamed on the organization’s Facebook.
Behrens can expect to see the following special guests during the 24-hours, Mayor of Scranton, Paige Cognetti, Wilkes-Barre City Council Chair, Tony Brooks, members of City Council include Kendra Raddle, Chris Perry, Walter Griffith, and Matt Vough. Other special guests into PA State Trooper Carl Puskar, Luzerne County Manager, and others.
Behrens is anticipating good conversations with everyone who participates with him at Public Square Park.
During the 24-hour event, the organization is raising funds for their new 15-bed Transformation Center in 2022. The goal is to raise $5,000. Seven different businesses throughout Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Wayne County have pledged matching gifts.
You can learn more about the $5,000 goal online at www.NEPARealTalk.com.
Behrens will be streaming the entire event on the Keystone Mission Facebook page, the full 24-hours. He wants to extend an invitation to the community to join him to discuss how to help those experiencing homelessness and how