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Faith-Based Agency is Raising Funds to House the Homeless
Daily Bread Ministries, a faith-based agency that runs the Greer Soup Kitchen, is raising funds to build a four-unit living facility where the homeless can live temporarily for a year. The...more



An Act to Support Homeless Shelters: Both Sections Should Be Passed
The L.D. 1717, An Act to Support Homeless Shelters, a bill proposed by Lewiston Democratic Sen. Margaret Craven, is comprised of two sections. The first section proposes funding for homeless youth...more

Minnesota Cities Vow to End Homelessness among Veterans
Minnesota twin cities - Minneapolis and St. Paul - have pledged to shelter every veteran by 2015. The Twin Cities have been working to eradicate veteran homelessness for years. The first step is...more

Homeless Will Be Home For Good
Los Angeles County has an initiative that intends to help the homeless by connecting them with a place to live. With the Home For Good project, it seeks the most at-risk and chronically homeless...more

VA Collaborates With Nonprofits to Solve Veteran Homelessness
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) focuses on veteran households that are still quite resilient, but need immediate short-term support to resolve their housing crises. VA partners with...more

Connect Event Helps Thousands of People at Risk for Homelessness
Homeless Connect is a bi-annual, community-centered event that offers free services to homeless and at-risk individuals on a single location. The event was held Sunday and gathered up to 400...more

Flood Devastates Homeless People in Colorado Springs
Homeless people in Colorado Springs lost everything they owned due to the recent catastrophic flooding along a stretch of Fountain Creek from Manitou Springs to southeast Colorado Springs. The...more

Salvation Army Pasadena Hosts Homeless Connect Day
Salvation Army in Pasadena will help its homeless get off the streets through the fifth annual Homeless Connect Day, organized by Passageways. The event will bring local providers together to...more

Knoxville Organizations Help Homeless Kids and Their Families
Organizations across Knoxville-Knox County are pitching in to help homeless children and their families cope with their current situation. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness,...more

Homeless Summit to Help Get Veterans off the Streets
The Fresno Veteran's Administration Hospital held a Homeless Summit to help veterans get off the streets and integrate them back into society. Efforts to find veterans a place to live is greater...more






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Hello Sunday Morning Combats Binge Drinking Culture
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