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Complaints About Filth, Foul Smells Prompt Police To Order Homeless Out Along Fifth Ave.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A walk through Downtown Pittsburgh can be quite enjoyable, but people who walk along Fifth Avenue, right by the old Macy’s store say it has been anything but. 280 more words

News

Are all beggars homeless or are all homeless beggars? — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Linda Hall writes The answer, of course, is no to both. There are plenty of beggars on our streets who have a home to go to and there are homeless people out there trying their best to pull themselves out of poverty, find a home to live in and earn enough to feed their families.…

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NZ

Othello Village Residents Concerned With Seattle’s Shift Away From Transitional Housing

Walk in to the South End’s Othello Village, and you’ll find tiny homes with charming scarecrows perched in little gardens, children, and an open building with a cardboard plaque labeled “security office.”

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South Seattle Emerald

Wow! Amazing Update!

Guess what?!  I already met the goal I set THREE DAYS AGO!  Kind people have donated 444 items to ShowerUp!  So I have set a new goal of 1000 items by July 31!   169 more words

Shining a Light on #SeaHomeless

Everyone wants to know how they can be part of the solution, part of the fight to end the issue of individuals experiencing homelessness. Thanks to the effort of local media organizations, today many will be posting on social media using #SeaHomeless. 259 more words

Community

Guest column: Efforts underway to help women and children in need of shelter

This letter is in response to The Bulletin editorial titled “Bend should fix shortage of shelter beds,” published June 3.

I loved the statement “Bend is blessed with skilled organizers and fundraisers in community organizations that could come together to focus on this critical problem for women and children suffering in abusive households. 14 more words

Bend Bulletin

This 29-year-old barber from Philadelphia provides homeless people with free haircuts

MEET BRENNON Jones, a barber from Philadelphia who provides the homeless with free haircuts.

“To me it means a lot. It means that someone cares. It shows me that someone sees what we go through and they wanna do something about it.” 178 more words

The Young Empire