An effort to feed the homeless throughout the country via social media, #HashtagLunchbag, has garnered success and has been brought to Akron.
With the #HashtagLunchbagAkron event, about 200 sack lunches were made and handed out. #HashtagLunchbag was created on Christmas Day 2012 in a Los Angeles apartment by a small group of friends. The group aimed to "prepare and deliver a hearty and well-balanced meal to our local homeless community."Read the Entire Article
Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless
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See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)