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  • Police officers just doing their job
    Police officers just doing their job
    His department for an incredible act of selflessness and compassion has recognized Officer Olexa of the the Wheat Ridge Police in Colorado. While on duty this past weekend, Officer Olexa observed a single mother and her children, ages 6 months and...
  • Lauren Hill goes in for the layup
    A tale of two heroes against cancer and hunger
    Two new heroes have emerged this year. Each has shown amazing courage, leadership and generosity in helping others. They have achieved all this despite having brain cancer.Lauren Hill is a Mount St. Joseph University basketball player who is...
  • Homeless Children's Book Drive
    Campaign aims to donate books to homeless children
    With temperatures dropping during the holiday season, two organizations have launched a campaign to educate people about homelessness. The non-profit Forever Free Books and TP Rewards Publishing are encouraging companies to donate 5,000 books...
  • Alternative housing for the homeless
    Alternative housing for the homeless
    A few years ago the Occupy movement was in full swing throughout the U.S. and other parts of the world. One of the protest for the Occupy Madison Wisconsin group had a focus on shelter for the homeless. During the Occupy protests an interesting...
  • Homeless families on the rise
    Number of homeless children rising in America
    The number of homeless children in America is 2.5 million, and this number is probably underestimatedaccording to a report released Monday by the National Center on Family Homelessness— a part of the private, nonprofit American Institutes...
  • HomeWalk brings out a record crowd for event fundraiser
    Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority joins a record $1.3 HomeWalk turnout
    It’s pretty incredible to see some 13,000 plus people get up early Saturday morning to beat their feet on the pavement at the United Way LA’s Eighth Annual HomeWalk, November 15, 2014 at Exposition Park raising more than $1.29 million...
  • 2014 Veteran's Day
    Saluting our veterans
    Today, November 11, 2014 is Veteran's Day in the U.S. This special holiday is an opportunity for all Americans to salute all persons who have served our country with their service in the U.S. Armed Forces in every capacity, across the country....
  • Homelessness can lead to a path of self-destructive consequences, but also on the road to redemption
    Homelessness doesn't mean hopelessness
    Miley Cyrus’ date at the VMA’s, 22-year-old Jesse Helt, gave a speech that touched viewers at home by standing up for the homeless in America as he accepted a VMA for Miley Cyrus’ song “Wrecking Ball” on her behalf....
  • The Hollywood Film Festival explores homelessness
    Hollywood Film Festival Shines a Light on Homelessness
    “This festival is about films and entertainment and I’m delighted to be on this panel to talk about homelessness,” said Manager Brenda Threatt, Winter Shelter System for the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA).....
  • The average age of a homeless person might surprise you!
    A few reasons why they're still homeless after World Homeless Day
    One can’t truly celebrate a day called World Homeless Day because, well… it's complicated. World Homeless Day, recognized October 10, 2014, was a way to draw attention to the needs of homeless adults and children, and their needs...
  • Homeless youth under a bridge
    Social justice coalition works to enact Homeless Bill of Rights in three states
    Over 125 social justice groups across five states are collaborating on what will effectively be a Homeless Bill of Rights that the coalition hopes to get introduced as individual bills in the states of California, Colorado and Oregon during each...
  • An image of Barack Obama from "Candidate 2008" in the Grand Rapids City Hall during ArtPrize 2014
    The changing appearance of ArtPrize® a critical look
    TheGrand Rapids ArtPrizeis called the largest ArtPrize®in the world and folks in Grand Rapids are proud of that. It is known for bringing art from around the world to the town of Grand Rapids where the artists compete for over half a million...
  • Funds awarded to help Veteran homelessness
    Funds awarded to help Veteran homelessness
    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced, today $207 million in grants to Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, to be put toward helping an additional 70,000 homeless and at-risk Veterans and their families....
  • ‘Gotham’ tackles child homelessness and human trafficking
    ‘Gotham’ tackles child homelessness and human trafficking
    FOX’s new hit show “Gotham” continued to build its legend during its second episode, entitled “Selina Kyle”, Monday night.After getting a brief glimpse of Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz) working on conquering his fear and...
  • homelessness
    Elderly homelessness
    There is no one face of homelessness. Homelessness is not just something that happens to drug addicts and alcoholics. Families face homelessness and according to Leftfootforward.com, “One in three of us are potentially one paycheck away from...