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  • Share table program saving food at Portage Township Schools

    No matter what you give some youngsters to eat for breakfast or lunch at school, they won't like it. That food — perfectly good cartons of milk, packages of crackers, pre-wrapped muffins and containers of yogurt — often ends up in the trash...
  • Soup & bread dinner benefits the homeless

    Soup & bread dinner benefits the homeless
    More than 400 guests gathered on Jan. 25 at the William Tell Atrium Room in Countryside to break bread and sip soup in order to benefit BEDS Plus, a La Grange-based nonprofit that works to meet the needs of the homeless in west suburban Cook County....
  • Party: Chocolate Affair

    Party: Chocolate Affair
    Chocolate is normally associated with the end of a meal. But for 900 folks who paid $200 a ticket, they had chocolate in the hors d'oeuvres, chocolate in the entree and chocolate for dessert. After all, this was Healthcare for the Homeless' annual...
  • Rhode Island's homeless population decreases for 2nd year

    The homeless population in Rhode Island has decreased for the second year in a row, and advocates on Thursday pointed to the state's improved economy as helping ease the problem. The total number of people who spent at least one night at a homeless...
  • Host of workers, volunteers helping in the extreme cold

    Host of workers, volunteers helping in the extreme cold
    Baltimore will be colder than nearly all of Alaska on Friday. The National Weather Service reports temperatures will start near zero and aren't expected to rise above 15 degrees, with wind chills as low as minus-17 degrees. In Alaska, the high Friday...
  • Francis Barry and Michael Newman: Bipartisan bill to reduce homelessness could make it worse

    When it comes to America's homeless, there is not enough government help to go around. This grim truth has led to a bipartisan congressional proposal for a new strategy but the approach wouldn't do anything to help the homeless, and it would do more...
  • De Blasio targets homelessness, child welfare in New York budget

    NEW YORK New York Mayor Bill de Blasio presented a $77.7 billion preliminary budget for the year beginning July 1 that will spend millions of dollars on homelessness prevention, career-oriented education and increased protection for abused and neglected...
  • L.A. may take a new tack against personal items left on sidewalks

    L.A. may take a new tack against personal items left on sidewalks
    Los Angeles officials are taking a new run at the politically sensitive issue of clearing sidewalks of personal possessions left unattended by the homeless, without running afoul of court rulings. A proposed ordinance making its way to the full City...
  • Men's-shelter fantasy now a reality: My Word

    Men's-shelter fantasy now a reality: My Word
    On Jan. 28, Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida celebrated the grand opening of its new Men's Service Center. This historic day in Central Florida represents the seismic shift in our community's commitment to proactively and compassionately...
  • Mayor's Ball draws influential donors

    Mayor's Ball draws influential donors
    Builders, lobbyists and others who seek local government approvals are among the top sponsors of the Palm Beach County Mayor's Ball fundraiser for the homeless. The black-tie event on Feb. 28 offers the chance for those paying $250 per ticket to wine and...
  • VA details plan to eliminate veterans' homelessness

    VA details plan to eliminate veterans' homelessness
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs detailed its plan Friday to end veterans' homelessness in Los Angeles by 2016, pledging to open its West Los Angeles campus to permanent and temporary housing, and to place returning service members and their...