Tags » St. Louis Homeless

Heart For The Homeless

I have, for as long as I can remember, been a very introspective, reflective, and as much as any situation would dictate, compassionate individual. I’ve come to the realization that there has, during the course of my existence, been a thread of inquisitive compassion surrounding events of homelessness and the homeless population running through my life. 967 more words


Kevin Killeen's Whole 'nother Story -- Sidewalk Man

Today, Kevin meets a man who spends the night on a sidewalk warming grate outside the hockey arena… 20 more words

Syndicated Local

The Reverend and Homeless v. Loft-dwellers and Clubbers

There is a hearing today concerning the hotel-permit of the New Life Evangelistic Center homeless shelter on Locust Street downtown ran by Rev. Larry Rice. … 574 more words

St. Louis

Downtown Residents Push for Shutdown of Larry Rice Shelter

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The Reverend Larry Rice fights for the survival of his downtown homeless shelter, the New Life Evangelistic Center, as he appears before a city board with the power to shut him down. 678 more words


Homeless Headcount Sparks Discussion in Mayor's Race

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The city’s annual homeless headcount is underway — with organizers predicting there will be fewer homeless tallied here than a year ago.

“We had over nineteen hundred homeless people back in 2005,” said the city’s Director of Human Services Bill Siedhoff, “We’re down to about thirteen hundred now.” 222 more words


Act 1: Charlotte

Day 1 of my 26 Acts of Kindness sent me on a trip to St. Louis with two cheeseburgers, fries, a large coffee, and $5 for the first homeless person I saw. 148 more words

Larry Rice Fears Mayor Slay Wants Him Shut Down

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Offering a rare tour of his five-story New Life Evangelistic Center, the Reverend Larry Rice says there are no code violations or unsafe living conditions, which he fears the Slay Administration might allege to try to shut him down. 378 more words