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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 )

BarbCat
- 2 days ago - change.org
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 )

Carrie
- 42 days ago - cnn.com
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 )

Kit
- 138 days ago - afp.com
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 )

Freya
- 200 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
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 )

Carrie
- 294 days ago - rawstory.com
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 )

Carrie
- 303 days ago - rawstory.com
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 )

Carrie
- 340 days ago - businessinsider.com
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 )

Cher
- 477 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
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 )

Dandelion
- 802 days ago - democracynow.org
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 )

Kit
- 986 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Cher
- 993 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
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 )

Cher
- 1179 days ago - change.org
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 )

Cher
- 1232 days ago - change.org
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 )

Cher
- 1311 days ago - change.org
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 )

Cher
- 1328 days ago - uspoverty.change.org
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.
 

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