Danny was never able to forget what it meant to be a homeless teen. He overcame homelessness and built a good life for himself, but he bore the scars in his psyche, and in his body. He contracted hepatitis while he was homeless; it shortened his life.
Martha Ryan's clients are society's most vulnerable women. They are pregnant and they are homeless. Virtually all were born into poverty, and many...
Think back on that promise you made when you chose not to give on the street. When you give this year, how will you make sure you support a program that works?
According to an African proverb, "Hope is the pillar of the world." A stronghold of sorts in environments filled with ever-changing circumstances.
How can we ignore suffering? How can we turn a blind eye and pretend we don't see it? Maybe some people can, but I couldn't. I was so relieved to hear her emphatically state that there were no disposable people -- that every life mattered.
Creating housing policy that doesn't traumatize small children should be a low bar to meet, but somehow it has been a struggle.
How do you evangelize? I do it by trying to reflect the characteristics of God. When I'm around people, I do what I think He would do
Foreclosures, lay-offs, medical bills, and perpetual unemployment have left millions of Americans particularly vulnerable since the great recession. ...
We need people like you -- people who obviously have a heart for kids with the resources to make a change -- to step up and start making a change in communities that really need it
When you see a homeless young person like Mike on the street, you don't see the trauma he has suffered after years of physical, sexual and emotional abuse.
The recent publication of "America's Youngest Outcasts" by the National Center on Family Homelessness reports a staggering 2.5 million homeless children under the age of 18. Justifiably, this news has people in an uproar.
Within Baja California's largest city of Tijuana, which similar to San Diego has a population of over 1.3 million people, exists a dry concrete riverbed that once held the flowing waters of the Tijuana River.
Dave Lingwood from The Buried Life and DeStorm visited Covenant House, a shelter that supports homeless youth. They talk with a young man named Marcus...
So many youngsters and teens alike are facing difficult days as the holidays near. They are in search of another world, a more loving community, a l...
Speaking to homeless women, I always ask the question, "How did you get here?" The answer is often summed up the same -- "Life."
When you have no place to rest and little money, a coffee shop that permits you to visit its warm premises, use its free power or free Wi-Fi, that hands out cups of cold or hot water, is more than a resource. It's a temporary sanctuary.