Area youth brave the cold to raise nearly nine-thousand dollars to benefit those in need. The St. Joseph Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul held their 8th annual Freezin’ 4 Reasons event on March 23rd in Marinette. The business and youth teams raised more than $5000 with an additional $3600 in matching funds. Guest speakers from Haven of Hope and the Marinette Police Department also attended the event. The money raised will be used to provide or maintain shelter for homeless families in 2018.