Fewer People Visiting Sacred Heart Respite Center

4 years 2 months 4 weeks ago Sunday, March 26 2017 Mar 26, 2017 March 26, 2017 6:27 PM March 26, 2017 in News

     MCALLEN - Fewer people who cross the border illegally appear to be visiting Sacred Heart Church in McAllen. Close to one hundred people a day used to make their way to the respite center during the height of the border surge. Sister Norma Pimentel tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS the number of visitors has recently dropped to fifty people a week.
     Sister Pimentel started the humanitarian effort at Sacred Heart Church in June 2014. The facility became a welcome stop for many people as they entered the United States from various countries, including El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. 

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