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  • Arnold Abbott
    South Florida Libertarians join forces to feed the homeless today
    On November 9, 2014, the Libertarian Party of Palm Beach County (LP Palm Beach) drafted a resolution to defy a Fort Lauderdale ordinance which stated one needed the city's permission in order to feed the homeless. LP Palm Beach felt the...
  • Jump on the Bed
    Humble Design & Art Van Stores team up to continue battle against homelessness
    Art Van continues to devote his considerable energies to help those in need. Currently Art Van PureSleep Stores are partnering with Humble Design to help with their mission of getting deserving homeless families off the floor and into beds. Humble...
  • Protesting against a new city ordinance, criminalizing homelessness
    The criminalization of homelessness and the hands that feed them
    Last month, a 90-year old-veteran named Arnold Abbott was arrested, twice in one week, for feeding the homeless. It wasn’t something he had done on a whim, nor was it some charitable holiday tradition that put him up to it. For 23 years he...
  • Holiday blessings begin at Hope's Front Door
    Holiday blessings begin at Hope's Front Door
    The sixth annual Toy Sale on December 7th was a huge success. Over 1,300 dollars was raised for Hope’s Front Door. The sale enabled the clients of HFD and other local ministries to maintain a sense of dignity while they purchased Christmas...
  • Modesto's unsheltered to receive daytime resource center
    Modesto's unsheltered to receive daytime resource center
    Modesto's unsheltered will be receiving a daytime resource center. Modesto City Council member Jenny Kenoyer is the oldest council member elected, because she wants to make Modesto a better place to live, and she has already.Ms. Kenoyer made...
  • Homeless Vet -- support your troops
    Modern day indentured servitude claims to empower the homeless
    Close to 2 million people are homeless in the United States, according to some statistics, and at some point, roughly 3.5 million people will experience homelessness in any given year. These numbers are quite grim and due to many issues, including...
  • LA Mission’s Thanksgiving dinner brings out the best in LA’s top Chefs and Celebrities and Volunteers
    LA Mission’s Thanksgiving dinner brings LA’s top chefs, celebs and volunteers
    What better way to get into the season of giving this Thanksgiving Holiday weekend than to head downtown to Los Angeles and volunteer to serve turkey dinner with all the trimmings to more than 3,000 homeless on Skid Row. It was a rare opportunity...
  • 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....