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  • Food drive at HomewardBound of the Grand Valley
    Crowdfunding campaign to build needed Mesa County family shelter set to launch
    HomewardBound of the Grand Valley, the only year-round Grand Junction emergency shelter provider serving women and children, who are not involved in domestic violence, in a 100-mile radius is set to launch its crowdfunding campaign to raise $35...
  • Gay youth and families
    Taxpayer cost of intolerance
    Imagine this scenario, which plays out every day and out of sight in the Capital Region and around the country. A youth, reaching his teen years, confirms to himself his same-sex attraction and gay identity. He summons the courage to inform his...
  • Activists Want Independent Probe After Fatal Skid Row Shooting
    Activists Want Independent Probe of Fatal Skid Row Shooting
    About 50 people staged a protest march in downtownLos Angeles this week against police tactics that have ended with officer-involvedkillings of black men and others.According to the Los Angeles Times and wire reports, civil rights advocates and...
  • DPL, Civic Center Cultural Complex view
    Libraries don't just need those experiencing homelessness; they need everybody
    Last week, the Associated Press published a story that did well in surveying many libraries across the country which were finding ways to help people who are experiencing homelessness. However, some passages suggested that libraries need people...
  • The Homestretch
    Three teens work toward 'The Homestretch' as they navigate homelessness
    About a dozen winters ago I moved to the nation’s capitol as a newly minted college graduate eager to explore, but not completely sold on my decision to travel seven hundred miles from home to start my career. Three months later I found...
  • The Cross of Jesus is the greatest love of all from God to man
    Share your love by your giving
    On the eve of the end of Valentine's Day celebrations, I thought I would write a word of encouragement to persons who serve people who have needs all over this nation and in our world. I do not want to salute lovers, but to honor persons who...
  • Bernard Holland, who is homeless, refused to leave his dog Oreo behind and now they have hope
    Unexpected blessing for homeless man who wouldn't abandon his dog
    One of the problems with getting the homeless off the streets and into shelters is that they refuse to leave their pets to freeze, starve or worse. Many shelters simply will not accept pets, not even for one night. When Bernard Holland refused to...
  • When $100 is more than money
    When $100 is more than money
    Viral videos run rampant in many venues, such as YouTube, Facebook and the news. Sometimes, the number of views is in direct correlation to shock value and is not deemed appropriate for the younger members of your family. However, there are some...
  • Hope' Front Door; Changing the lives of nearly 17,000 people
    Hope's Front Door; Changing the lives of nearly 17,000 people
    Hope’s Front Door has provided over $1.1 million in service to the community, helping to change or improve the lives of nearly 17,000 children and adults.Since 2000, Hope’s Front Door has served individuals and families seeking...
  • Homeless Teacher
    Homeless teacher Thomas Rebman heading to Tampa
    Thomas Rebman, who made both local and national headlines as "the homeless teacher," will be starting his next tour of homeless facilities and resources on January 10th, and expects to be in Tampa sometime between January 12th and 15th...
  • homelessness in Philadelphia
    Homelessness still hits home
    The fight on homelessness has been an ongoing battle in our country since the 1970’s when the term “Not in my backyard” came to be. The mentally of the NIMBY did nothing to improve those who were suffering from lack of housing....
  • Lauren Hill raises money for cancer research
    Update on two heroes against cancer and hunger
    There is some inspirational news to share as we close out 2014. During Thanksgiving week, I wrote about Lauren Hill and Natalia Marsh-Welton, two heroes who battled brain cancer this year.These two young people made a huge impact fighting hunger...
  • Homeless Conundrum
    The Diary Of A Serious Man – ‘Homeless Conundrum’
    San Diego. The city of warm temperatures, ocean breezes, beautiful twenty-somethings and the retched stench of rotting flesh. At least that’s what the slew of homeless degenerates that lie sprawled out haphazardly across the various aisles...
  • Los Angeles County seeks 6,000 volunteers to help count homeless population
    Los Angeles County seeks 6,000 volunteers to help count homeless population
    The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority is in its final push to find 6,000 volunteers for the annual homeless count in Los Angeles County.The federally-mandated project requires U.S. cities to count the number of people living on the streets...
  • 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...