‘Full Frontal’ Donated a House to Help an Immigration Charity

IndieWire | 12/17/2018 | Staff
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“Full Frontal” might be airing an immigration-themed Christmas special later this week, but the show is also making sure that one of their contributions lasts a lot longer than that.

TBS announced on Monday that the Samantha Bee-hosted late-night show had worked to donate a house to El Refugio, a group that helps provide assistance for those visiting family members at the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia.

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Monday’s announcement described that “for eight years, El Refugio has operated out of a tiny rental house, offering bunk beds to families needing lodging in Lumpkin, which has no hotel, and few lodging options nearby. When the three-bedroom house is full, guests sleep on futons and air mattresses, share the house’s lone bathroom and eat in shifts at the small dining room table.”

In addition to alleviating an ongoing complication with handling the organization’s laundry demands, the new location “has 3,100 square feet, 20 beds, a renovated kitchen with...
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