Street Sense reporting on the transformation of the Dinner Program for Homeless Women (DPHW) into Thrive DC in order to better reflect their range of social services.
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Reporting on a unique initiative to help those in need support themselves with inexpensive, easier meals.
Vendor Ken Belkosky shares details about a organization that is very important to him.
A Street Sense Vendor and a guest contributor pen letters to President Obama.
Robert Egger founded D.C. Central Kitchen in 1989 after many years in the nightclub management business. Through this program, he has created a model for kitchens across the country
“What are some of the stereotypes you have about homeless people?” Michael O’Neill, the coordinator of Washington, D.C.’s Faces of Homelessness Speakers’ Bureau, asks, addressing a class at Georgetown University.
Legal problems keep many people in a homeless state. Numerous organizations exist to render services to love-income persons, but the question is whether these organizations really help to resolve the many legal problems that cause chronic homelessness.
Organizations that work with homeless people in the South West of the UK are now more than 3,000 pounds better off, thanks to the fundraising efforts of runners in Bath’s half marathon.
Since its inception last April, Pathways to Housing has worked with the Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness, The D.C. Department of Mental Health and the D.C. Housing Authority to place 40 chronically homeless, mentally ill individuals in their own apartments – rather than in shelters or hospitals.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of home rule in the District of Columbia. Since 1975, D.C. has had its own mayor and city council and, of course, its own share of successes and problems.