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a mason city organization.... dedicated to helping children and teens in need. francis lauer is celebrating 50 ?years in north iowa. newsroom k?i?m?t news 3's kaleb gill?lock is live in the news room ? kaleb how does this organization help people? katie, this organization helps these children by creating hope and opportunity by putting them first in order to help them through their crises.xxx i'm here just to get my mind straight about what i've done. francis lauer has spent the last 50 years helping individuals like antonio yepez through difficult times. we have the day program that runs eight a.m. to eight p.m., we have shelter which is a place for you to come 24/7. but the center does more than just help troubled teens.... it's no longer just for troubled kids out here, it's to support their whole family.. one person in attendance was the mason city police chief who says a lot has changed since he first encountered the program, especially with the evolution of social media. i think social media, as social as it is, has made us anti? social to some degree. but people like antionio are thankful for the way this program has benefitted them they help with school so you can do any schooling here... antonio says that he's thankful to be a part of this program which has helped better himself and his family. in the mason city newsroom, i'm kaleb gillock, kimt news 3. for more information on the types of programs the center offers or how to get involved... you can find a link on our website at k?i? m?t dot