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Thrift Store Helps and Hires Homeless Kids
Incredible Thrift is a thrift store stationed in Springfield's South Glenstone Street, where its staff comprises of homeless or "at risk" kids. James Bruggeman, the store director, saw the need...more



New Social Investment Model to Provide Accommodation for Homeless
Framework, a specialist charity for the homeless, and Nottingham Building Society teamed up to launching a unique new social investment model that have interest rates of a commercial loan partly...more

Tiny Houses May Solve Homelessness
Second Wind Cottages is a tiny-house village for the chronically homeless in the town of Newfield, NY, outside of Ithaca. The 16-by-20-foot houses in the village were built by more than 125...more

Pizza Shop Helps Homeless for $1 Donations For Slices
Owner Mason Wartman of Rosa's Fresh Pizza urges customers to leave sticky notes of encouragement for the homeless after making $1 donations for slices of pizza. The sticky notes used to be how...more

Homeless Shelter Hopes to End Chronic Homelessness
Hope Connections homeless center will be gathering organizations together to provide clothes, distribute meals and offer health check-ups for the homeless. There are two phases that HOPE...more

Rehabilitation Support for Homeless Women Veterans
The Department of Veteran's Affairs exposes a staggering number of former female soldiers becoming homeless by the day. Most of these female veterans now inhabit friends' houses, cars and...more

Homelessness Count in America Silently Drops, So Too It Will Quietly Rise Up
There has been a tremendous drop of homelessness in the US. However, despite its quiet descent, there is a possibility that it will also silently go up. Major intervention is needed in order to...more

Research Finds Competition Can Spur Homeless to Save More
A research paper entitled titled "Competition As a Savings Incentive: A Field Experiment at a Homeless Shelter" details at the saving behavior of the working homeless. The authors of the study...more

Annual Count Reveals Increase in New Hampshire’s Homeless Population
The state Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services administered the annual one-day count showing an increase in New Hampshire's homeless population. Compared to last year, the number of sheltered...more






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What are social enterprises’ role in society? The Guardian conducts a panel to answer and discuss this issue on 3 April at 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm.




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