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Homelessness

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Top Homelessness Articles

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  • Helping the homeless in Glendale isn't easy

    Helping the homeless in Glendale isn't easy
    When homeless outreach workers David Broadway and Alfred Hernandez went to pick up a homeless client to give him a ride to his psychiatrist in Glendale last week, the man didn't show up at the meeting spot on Colorado Boulevard. The duo waited outside...
  • Orlando Magic spread Thanksgiving cheer at Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida

    Orlando Magic spread Thanksgiving cheer at Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida
    Tiffany Landow made a life-changing decision in mid-August. Addicted to drugs on-and-off for almost 30 years, she moved from her home in Cherry Hill, N.J., and temporarily left her family behind in order to get clean. Landow found help at the...
  • Supplement charity with advocacy [Commentary]

    Supplement charity with advocacy [Commentary]
    During the holiday season, many of us consider our good fortune and engage in charitable acts to share our prosperity. Marylanders give generously to food banks, serve at homeless shelters, or otherwise volunteer to help our less fortunate neighbors....
  • Addressing the intractable problem of homelessness in Baltimore

    Addressing the intractable problem of homelessness in Baltimore
    In July, Perry Black started waiting in line every day under the Interstate 83 overpass with hundreds of other homeless people, leaning on crutches after losing three of his toes to diabetes. Last month, Black finally got a bed at the Harry and...
  • Batavia group lends hand to city's homeless students

     Batavia group lends hand to city's homeless students
    When Joanne Spitz heard earlier this fall about a Batavia mother and her two children who were staying at Lazarus House in St. Charles and biking each day to their schools and job in Batavia and then biking back to the homeless shelter each night, she...
  • Why can't the richest state end homelessness? [Letter]

    Why can't the richest state end homelessness? [Letter]
    It was a bit sad to read about Baltimore City's homeless on the front page ("City's homeless line up, even as count is down" (Dec. 2) and then right underneath a story about Columbia spending more than $5 million to create a new park ("Columbia park...
  • Homeless deserve greater attention and opportunities [Letter]

    Homeless deserve greater attention and opportunities [Letter]
    I was quite impressed to read the front-page coverage given to the dispossessed ("City's homeless line up, even as count is down," Dec. 2). And I appreciate the work of Catholic Charities. Next up, however, would be a series of articles on this crisis....
  • Homelessness is anything but "intractable" [Letter]

    Homelessness is anything but "intractable" [Letter]
    Thanks to The Sun for drawing attention to the crisis of homelessness in our community ("Addressing the intractable problem of homelessness in Baltimore," Dec. 2). Clearly we face daunting challenges and limited resources to meet the needs of our most...
  • Nov. 17: Race to End Homelessness 5K at Moss Park

    Nov. 17: Race to End Homelessness 5K at Moss Park
    A Grateful Mind International in Orlando is an a volunteer-staffed, grass-roots organization that works to provide crisis assistance and educational resources to the homeless and impoverished to help them join a path to self-sufficiency. The Race to End...
  • Back On My Feet's fight against homelessness starts with running

    Back On My Feet's fight against homelessness starts with running
    When people talk about all the new activity in downtown L.A., they probably are not referring to the 100 or so people in running gear who recently gathered before dawn at a park near Chinatown. They were there to run a mile around Los Angeles State...
  • Homelessness a growing concern in the suburbs

    Homelessness a growing concern in the suburbs
    Linda Valez's family begged her to come live with them. But the mother of seven repeatedly refused, cheerfully offering relatives a tour of her "home" underneath a stairwell in a Wheaton parking garage. A pile of blankets and a pillow served as her...