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Signatures Needed - Please Sign

Cathy Crowe, local homelessness advocate, has started a petition to bring attention to Mayor John Tory to address the homeless deaths in our city.

She is hoping that there will be more funding for shelters and warming centres in the 2016 budget. 20 more words


Housing Crisis Boogie

Video illustrating the housing crisis in Manchester and Greater Manchester. With backing music from the ultimate bluesman John Lee Hooker.  Includes links to a petition asking Manchester City Council  to alleviate the housing crisis (previously reported on… 7 more words


Death Is Everywhere

Death was always there, as if it were another parent raising me as a child. By the age of 12, I had experienced three deaths in my family, including my father. 916 more words


Defining Homelessness

Before delving into themes and issues surrounding death and homelessness on this blog, I thought it would be appropriate to first define what homelessness is. Miriam Webster dictionary… 110 more words


Without a Plan of Care

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

They arrive regularly at our charity, wearing hospital gowns or dirty clothes, walking or in wheelchairs. At times they have bandages or visible wounds, and they almost always have on their hospital ID bracelets. 712 more words

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Manchester City Council: Act to Alleviate the Housing Crisis

PETITION – PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE – THANK YOU!  Help the homeless and the ever increasing number living in fear of homelessness.

We the people of Manchester ask our representatives, Manchester City Council (MCC), to take the following measures with the aim of alleviating the housing crisis in Manchester and the Greater Manchester region: 775 more words


The Fighter

Friday, January 16, 2016

It’s been more than a year since I’ve seen him, but before he was one of our charity’s regular clients, visiting us almost every week to receive a bit of food. 758 more words