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Help End the Housing Crisis ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, homeless, housing crisis, children )

- 235 days ago -
Join us in asking politicians to build more affordable homes. The housing crisis ends here.
In NYC, Port Authority Tells Group Not to Hand Out Blankets, Doesn't Want Homeless 'Too Comfortable'
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, abuse, NYC, homeless, freezing temperatures, blankets, society, ethics, humans, health, crime, sadness, safety, rights, government, freedoms, dishonesty, family, news )

- 274 days ago -
Volunteers with Saxton/Hart tried to help those in need during frigid temperatures by handing out blankets at New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal and were shocked when authorities turned them away:
Home Petite Home
Society & Culture  (tags: affordable housing, alternative housing, tiny homes, tiny houses, homeless )

- 281 days ago -
In the Pacific Northwest, people with nowhere else to go are forming micro-communities with communal kitchens and toilets but teeny, individual sleeping units. Could tiny homes, once the provenance of design blogs, help curb homelessness nationwide?
DA Files Murder Charges Against Officers in James Boyd Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque NM, police shooting, Kari Branbenburg, James Boyd, homeless, humans, law, police, death, society, culture, rights, ethics, good news, freedoms, safety )

- 317 days ago -
Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg filed paperwork Monday charging two Albuquerque police officers each with an open count of murder in the fatal shooting of a homeless camper in Albuquerque's foothills last March.
Israeli Home Demolitions in Jerusalem Leave 2 Families Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, families, homeless, ethics, politics, society, government, freedoms, dishonesty, world, violence, sadness, rights, abuse )

- 329 days ago -
Israeli authorities on Tuesday destroyed three homes, a restaurant, and a butcher shop in the East Jerusalem village of Jabal al-Mukabbir in a dawn raid that left two Palestinian families homeless.
Homeless Man Receives $100... Then Shocks Everyone With How He Spends It
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, charity, kindness )

- 336 days ago -
Let's face it: Many of us hesitate to hand money to the homeless, concerned they will spend it in ways we'd consider unwise.
Give Homeless Group Shelter
Society & Culture  (tags: san jose, the jungle, homeless, people, shelter, help, petition, safety, society )

- 353 days ago -
A homeless camp in San Jose known as "The Jungle" is being dismantled after housing hundreds for over a decade. At the edge of Silicon Valley, mere miles from the headquarters of the wealthiest tech companies in the U.S., police, construction workers
When An Injured Homeless Dog Was Rescued, She Had A Surprise For Her Rescuers (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, homeless, 'Hope For Paws', rescue, puppies, good news, humans, activists, safety, society, interesting )

- 420 days ago -
Hope For Paws got a call about an injured dog living on the streets in a rough part of Los Angeles. The dog rarely came out of her hiding spot, except to look for food late at night, so it took Eldad Hagar and Lisa Chiarrelli a few nights of looking.
Help The Homeless: To Set Up and Build a New Hotels for the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: Enfield Councillors, UK, NCS, new hotel, homeless, fundraiser )

- 452 days ago -
People should support this petition because it regards a very common yet addressable issue in the U.K, and more locally, Enfield. It started as a result of The Challenge with NCS as part of our team's campaign and fundraiser.
Three New Mexico Teens Charged With Killing Homeless Men
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque NM, murder, homeless, crime, society, police, news, humans, children, family, ethics, law, sadness, violence, death )

- 492 days ago -
The boys -- 15, 16 and 18 -- used bricks and a metal pole to kill the men, according to a criminal complaint accusing each of them of two counts of murder. The 15-year-old told an investigator that the trio "randomly" attacked over 50 homeless people.
One Million Buried in Mass Graves on Forbidden New York Island
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, babies, children, death, homeless, poverty, society )

- 588 days ago -
Most New Yorkers don't even know it exists. But a million forgotten souls are buried in mass graves dug by convicts on a tiny, forbidden island east of the Bronx.
Ask Shelters for the Homeless to Open Before Temperatures Reach Life-Threatening Levels
Society & Culture  (tags: shelters, homeless, petitions )

- 650 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 )

- 744 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 )

- 753 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 )

- 790 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,...

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