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Homelessness

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Top Homelessness Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tradition Continues To Feed The Homeless On Christmas Day

    Raju "RJ" Gomes is once again serving a meal for the homeless on Christmas Day, continuing a tradition he started when he was a student at Manchester High School. Gomes, 29, said he came up with the idea, which he calls "Make a Christmas," as part of a...
  • Middletown Church Holds Candlight Vigil For Homeless

    MIDDLETOWN — Community leaders attempted to put a face on homelessness Thursday during a candlelight vigil at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, where more than 200 people gathered to pay tribute to the city's homeless who died in 2014. They sang...