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Homelessness

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Top Homelessness Articles

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  • 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...
  • Find a way to help Fort Lauderdale homeless community

    Find a way to help Fort Lauderdale homeless community
    We have received numerous emails from individuals concerned about our homeless neighbors and the issues of homelessness. Many have asked how they can help our homeless, including where they can make donations to organizations providing assistance to the...
  • HUD secretary, in Baltimore, announces more vouchers for homeless veterans

    HUD secretary, in Baltimore, announces more vouchers for homeless veterans
    With the deadline set by President Barack Obama for ending homelessness among veterans now just a year away, U.S. Housing Secretary Julian Castro traveled to Baltimore on Monday to announce fresh funding for a program that helps former service members get...
  • Silicon Valley has enough money to help its homeless

    To the editor: Reading about homeless people in Silicon Valley being forcibly removed from an encampment was heartbreaking. Yes, health and safety are major concerns, but what will become of these people? ("Silicon Valley homeless no longer welcome in...
  • Recent history doesn't look good for Fort Lauderdale feeding restrictions

    Recent history doesn't look good for Fort Lauderdale feeding restrictions
    According to a report released Thursday by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, recent history doesn't bode well for Fort Lauderdale's chances of prevailing in court concerning its homeless feeding ordinance. The following is from the...
  • The homeless catch a break from a judge

    The homeless catch a break from a judge
    Contrary to what many may think, the homeless can't be deprived of their rights just because they don't have a permanent address.
  • San Jose shuts notorious homeless encampment

    SAN JOSE, Calif. A caravan of misery lined the sidewalk along Story Road. Evicted homeless people stood beside a seemingly endless row of shopping carts filled with their meager possessions as they watched city workers descend into "the Jungle" Thursday...
  • Eustis to celebrate start of renovations to drop-in homeless shelter

    Eustis to celebrate start of renovations to drop-in homeless shelter
    EUSTIS — The spirit of giving is always prevalent this time of year, but for those who are homeless, the holidays may only serve as another reminder of their unfortunate plight that may feel as if it has no end in sight. Bringing help, hope and...
  • Broward panel urges penny tax for homeless

    Broward panel urges penny tax for homeless
    A Broward County advisory board had no interest on Wednesday in helping Fort Lauderdale with its homeless feeding predicament, but it did recommend the county pursue a one-cent food and beverage tax to pay for additional homeless programs. Fort...
  • Silicon Valley homeless no longer welcome in 'the Jungle'

    Veiled by the yellow willows and brush along a forgotten creek bed in San Jose, hundreds of people jerry-built a treehouse and constructed underground bunkers and ramshackle lean-tos to form one of the nation's largest homeless encampments. The 68-...
  • Fort Lauderdale stung by homeless feeding fight

    Fort Lauderdale stung by homeless feeding fight
    Mayor Jack Seiler is telling anyone who will listen that the city doesn't deserve the bad rap it's getting for how it treats the homeless. Seiler's making his case while the national media focuses on Arnold Abbott, the 90-year-old widower who faces...