Illinois State Police making donation to East St. Louis teen shelter

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ST. LOUIS, MO — Illinois State Police are going above their call of duty Monday to help keep teenagers off the street.  They're providing much-needed items to the new Safe Haven Youth Shelter in East Saint Louis.

Opened by the Emerson Park Development Corporation the shelter fulfills a need for homeless teenage boys in the area.  The Illinois State Police and the Illinois Department of Transportation are delivering mattresses, bedding, towels and other basic needs to the home.