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Homelessness

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  • Frigid spell brings Baltimore's lowest temperatures since March

    Frigid spell brings Baltimore's lowest temperatures since March
    Wednesday was Baltimore's coldest day since last March, and Thursday could be even colder, prompting several school districts in the state to delay opening Thursday morning. Temperatures spent the day in the teens and lower 20s, with a high of 24...
  • Glendale Council Candidate: Paula Devine

    Glendale Council Candidate: Paula Devine
    At a Glance: Age: Occupation: Retired Teacher Political affiliation: Democrat Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education, 1962 Master of Arts in Education Administration, 1976 Online Resources:  Campaign Website Facebook Page...
  • Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless

    Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless
    It was entirely appropriate, Lars Houmann noted, that he would be announcing a plan to fight homelessness on Veteran’s Day. As Houmann, the CEO and president of Florida Hospital, gathered with city leaders outside the hospital’s emergency...
  • Homeless Person's Memorial service caps off year of special help

    Homeless Person's Memorial service caps off year of special help
    With the economy getting stronger in the Orlando area, the region’s unemployment rate is falling and rents in downtown are starting to soar. But even as more and more people find their job outlook getting brighter, both the city of Orlando and the...
  • Glendale Council Candidate: Vartan Gharpetian

    Glendale Council Candidate: Vartan Gharpetian
    At a Glance: Age: 53 Occupation: Small Business Owner / Real Estate Broker, Glendale Commercial Inc. Political affiliation: Democrat Education: Concord Career College -- Optician College of Marin Javidan High School Online Resources:  Campaign Website...
  • Serving up meals, clothes and hope for the needy

    Serving up meals, clothes and hope for the needy
    It started with just a few people handing out peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to the homeless in Broward County. Nearly 30 years later, the organization now known as LifeNet4Families has grown into a safety net of services offering food, clothing and...
  • Increasing awareness of hunger, homelessness

    Increasing awareness of hunger, homelessness
    Nova Southeastern University in Davie recently hosted activities aimed at generating a local call to action to combat hunger and homelessness. Students from Alpha Phi Omega partnered with the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement for the...
  • Hand-sewing on the streets

    Hand-sewing on the streets
    When the sun sets in Burbank, Darlene O’Connell searches for an empty parking lot, lays down cardboard and covers herself with several blankets to protect against the cold night air. When morning comes, she brings all her belongings to George...
  • Hidden homeless make do in the shadows of downtown L.A.'s luxury

    Hidden homeless make do in the shadows of downtown L.A.'s luxury
    Ammo lives under a bridge with half a dozen men, within shouting distance of Walt Disney Concert Hall. For the little band he calls his "children," he "tweaks" sunshades, tarps and even a leather couch to make cozy leans-to, including one modeled on a...
  • Chasing Down the Muse: Weather outside can be frightful — for the homeless

    Oh, the weather outside is frightful … and since we've no place to go … Holiday music plays softly in the background as the much-needed rain comes down. My mischievous muse edits the words of "Let It Snow," turning my thoughts to the plight...
  • Homeless feeding activist Arnold Abbott heading to nation's capital

    Homeless feeding activist Arnold Abbott heading to nation's capital
    Homeless advocate Arnold Abbott and other Broward activists have scheduled a trip to Washington this week to press their campaign opposing laws they say unfairly target public feedings. Abbott and Homeless Voice publisher Sean Cononie plan to meet...