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Homeless Solutions

Formerly Homeless Vets Return To Streets To Help Others In Need

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

CONCORD, Mass. (AP) — Not far from where the Boston Massacre helped sow the seeds for the Revolutionary War, David Dyer points toward the underpass ...

One-Of-A-Kind Hotel Serves As Homeless Shelter And Getaway For Guests

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact

For guests, the Hotel Louisville is a cheap, convenient getaway. But for those living there full time, it’s the lifeline that keeps them going. T...

What I Learned By Giving A Homeless Woman Shelter In My Home

Gus Catalano | Posted 01.27.2014 | Impact
Gus Catalano

You are probably yelling at me in your head, "what the hell were you thinking? aren't you afraid you're going to get stabbed / robbed / raped / [insert your nightmare here]?" (That was the reaction of some of the few people I told).

Food Truck Builder Designs Mobile Homeless Shelter

Posted 10.18.2013 | Impact

A Florida man who turns bread trucks into food trucks is using his skills to build mobile shelters for the homeless. Bruce Hicks, owner of Food Tru...

Advocates Argue Homeless Should Receive Discounted Transportation

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 09.06.2013 | Impact

Instead of turning away from homeless people asking for a subway swipe, a caring collective in Vancouver is working to provide affordable transportati...

LOOK: Are Mobile Homeless Shelters An Effective Solution?

AP | Posted 10.23.2013 | Impact

BOGOTA, Colombia -- A mobile service center for Bogota's homeless is providing free showers, clean clothes and food to some of the estimated 9,000 peo...

Eleanor Goldberg

Former Hedge Fund Manager: Shelter Volunteers Are The Reason People Are Homeless

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact

If only volunteers would just stop serving soup to the homeless then maybe, just maybe, the issue of people not having a place to live would cease to ...

Homelessness Is a Solvable Problem

Rosanne Haggerty | Posted 09.06.2011 | Impact
Rosanne Haggerty

Through our work in challenged neighborhoods, we are seeing something quite extraordinary take shape. Communities that believed they had few resources to work with discover a hidden abundance when ending homelessness becomes a community project.

75 Communities Campaign to House 100,000 Homeless

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

San Diego counts itself among the many communities around the country involved in a campaign to provide 100,000 chronically homeless people with a pla...

Homelessness Myth #8: One Size Fits All

Christine Schanes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Schanes

As homelessness in the United States increased dramatically, some social service agencies created short-term homeless emergency shelters and transitional housing facilities to house homeless people.