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Range Respite closing after 25 years

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VIRGINIA, MN -

An Iron Range non-profit support system will be closing on November 30th.

Range Respite Project Incorporated, which provides support programs to help caregivers care for themselves, and their loved ones with disabilities, is closing after 25 years.

Spokespeople say they've been experiencing financial and staffing issues for months. 

Staffers say they aren't able to find qualified individuals who are willing to work at wages lower than amounts offered at for-profit organizations.

Four employees and 21 volunteers will be affected.

Officials with Range Respite are encouraging family caregivers to reach out to other support services, such as the following:

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