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Ask Shelters for the Homeless to Open Before Temperatures Reach Life-Threatening Levels
Society & Culture  (tags: shelters, homeless, petitions )

- 1136 days ago -
Hypothermia can set in at temperatures between 0° and 10° C (32° - 50° F), yet in many cities winter shelters don't open until long after the homeless are at risk for hypothermia.
Homeless Man Finds $850, Turns It in and Gets Benefits Cut for His Honesty
Society & Culture  (tags: Hackensack New Jersey, homeless, honesty, James, Brady, society, ethics, rights, government, sadness )

- 1230 days ago -
A homeless man who turned over $850 he found on a New Jersey street is a bit poorer for his honesty now, after the Hackensack Human Services Department cut his newly-granted Medicaid and housing benefits for failing to report new income.
U.S. Food Banks Struggle to Meet New Demand Caused By Food Stamp Cuts
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, poverty, homeless, hunger, SNAP, food banks, government, ethics, family, children, society, politics, sadness, health )

- 1239 days ago -
Across the country, food banks that were already struggling to feed the millions of U.S. citizens who need nutritional assistance are now bracing for a surge in demand for help as deep cuts in the food stamp program take effect.
After Just Four Weeks, The Homeless Man Learning To Code Has Almost Finished His First App
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, homeless, society, good news, education, humans, interesting, news )

- 1276 days ago -
It's an old adage: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. McConlogue told me he wanted to test the theory, not for his own personal gain or notoriety, but because he, for whatever reason,...
Take Action: Support the Needy...and Puppies Too ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, animals, homeless, protection, suffering )

- 1413 days ago -
The goal of Wonderful Opportunities for Occupants and Fidos, or WOOF, is two-fold: to get panhandlers off the streets and to provide unadoptable, homeless dogs with companionship in hopes of getting them ready to be adopted.
Bloomberg Cuts Threaten Thousands With Eviction As NYC Homeless Population Increases
Society & Culture  (tags: Coalition for the Homeless, Advantage Program, New York City, Bloomberg Administration, homeless, poverty, working poor )

- 1739 days ago -
The Coalition for the Homeless reports the number of people living in New York City homeless shelters has reached an all-time high of 43,000. Critics attribute the spike in homelessness to the Bloomberg administration's alleged failure to help homeless.
Homeless Kids in US Number 1.6 Million
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, government, homeless, hungry, law, politics, rights, safety, society )

- 1922 days ago -
Fully 1.6 million children in the United States -- one in 45 kids -- were homeless last year, living in shelters, cars, abandoned buildings and parks, a study released Monday found.
Tell Hungary That Being Homeless Is NOT a Crime ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, homeless, Hungary, protection, crime )

- 1929 days ago -
In Budapest, Hungary, the Mayor of the 8th District, Mate Kocis, recently passed a regulation that makes being homeless a crime. According to the BBC, homeless people can be arrested, imprisoned and forced to pay a $600 fine.
Free the 3 Jailed for Feeding Homeless People in Orlando, FL and Make It Legal to Feed Those in Need ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, homeless, protection, environment, rights, society )

- 2115 days ago -
It shouldn't be illegal to feed the hungry, yet three people were arrested and jailed after feeding homeless people in a park in Orlando FL. Orlando has made it a crime to do this. The 3 must serve 60 days in jail and pay a large fine.
Protect Federal Funding for Homeless Children and Families ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, humans, homeless, funding, protection )

- 2168 days ago -
Each year, hundreds of thousands of American families become homeless, including over 1.5 million children. While homelessness takes its toll on adults, its impact on children is particularly traumatizing. Federal investments in the early education,
Urge Mississippi To Support Plans To End Child Homelessness ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, homeless, environment, protection, rights )

- 2247 days ago -
Twelve thousand and counting. The shocking number of Mississippi's homeless youth, has steadily increased in recent years, according to the National Center on Family Homelessness, and can no longer be overlooked.
Massive Rise in Homelessness Rates for NJ Families ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, homeless, environment, protection, rights )

- 2264 days ago -
A new report by the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness (ICPH) has found that since 2008, family homelessness in New Jersey has increased by over 40 percent. There has been an increase in the number of homeless children by nearly 14 percent.
Golden-Voiced Homeless Man Captivates Internet - Amplifier
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, announcer, drugs, alcoholics )

- 2271 days ago -
This clip speaks for itself -- literally. The Columbus Dispatch discovered a homeless man along Ohio's I-71 claiming to have "the God-given gift of voice." His name is Ted Williams, and ....
NYC Cuts Funding to Homeless Youth Shelters
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, humans, homeless, shelters, youth, funding, protection )

- 2302 days ago -
Last week, the day after thousands of homeless youth around the city relied on drop-in centers and community outreach for a Thanksgiving meal, the New York Department of Housing announced that it would immediately begin slashing funding for youth
Helping Homeless and Disabled Veterans ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, humans, protection, veterans, homeless, disabled )

- 2305 days ago -
America's hero's cannot be found in a comic book or on the big screen. They are around us. They wore colors to blend in with nature, but often they saw the color red. Despite the intimidating factors of bloodshed, they fought on for their countries

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