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via BCNN1/WSBTV: A community in Georgia has jumped into action to support a homeless McDonald’s employee after the man, a 21-year-old father, was publicly shamed in a Facebook post, according to a report. A woman snapped a picture of the man, Simon Childs, and posted it to Facebook, complaining, “Just another reason for me to […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: After making headlines for providing free haircuts for the homeless in his beloved Philadelphia, barber Brennon Jones is demanding answers on why his charitable efforts have now drawn the wrong type of attention. In a video uploaded to Twitter by Muslim activist StanceGrounded, the Haircuts 4 Homeless founder is seen being accosted by […]

via EEWMagazine/Amy Bertinelli: Before the polar vortex ever hit, causing temperatures to plunge across the U.S., women’s ministry leader, Dianna Hobbs, was already obeying a divine unction to collect hats, scarves, gloves, coats, and warm clothing to donate to the homeless. Her “Do Good On Purpose” campaign, which she launched in 2018, through Empowering Everyday […]

via News5: Do you have any hats, scarves or gloves to spare? North Star Reentry is accepting donations of new or gently used items to donate to homeless individuals and families for the winter. You can drop off donations at their location at 1834 East 55th Street until Dec. 17. For more information, call 216-881-5440

via News5: Cleveland city officials will continue to re-evaluate daily whether to keep the city’s four warming centers open as another blast of frigid air bears down on the region. While residents at the warming centers change on a daily and hourly basis, one woman has certainly taken advantage of the resource, spending several hours […]

via Joy105: A charity has come up with a novel way to dispense food, clothing and toiletries to the homeless: via vending machine. Britain’s Action Hunger will unveil its first vending machine in the next few days to provide help to those less fortunate, Metro UK reported. Up to 100 homeless people will be able to […]

We know the rising tuition costs and student debt are major hurdles for students seeking higher education, but what about the less well-known cost of college, like food and housing? Instead of worrying about grades, internships and finding a job after graduation, a new study from Cal State University says there are hundreds of students […]

The frigid weather is taking perhaps its harshest toll on our area’s homeless. Several organizations are helping those who may be the most vulnerable as temps become even more brutal. Just last night, 80 people in Cuyahoga County alone stayed In overnight drop-in shelters set up only when temperatures drop below twenty degrees 60 people […]

A local group is stepping outside the box and is doing some different to be a part of the giving spirit this holiday season. April Thompson goes to where some of Cleveland’s most vulnerable population. Thompson and her group, ‘Shoulder to Shoulder’ are going the extra mile. “We have some thanksgiving food if you need […]

  A 14-year-old from Louisville, Kentucky, has been moving thousands of people on social media after a photograph of him giving away his shoes to a homeless man has gone viral. The act of kindness took place this Labor Day when the teen, Laron Tunstill Jr. (a.k.a. Ron Ron), went out to do homeless outreach […]

Homeless people walk among us every day yet go unseen sometimes by the scores of passersby consumed in their own daily luxuries. But the sight of a homeless camp in Chicago brought one young boy to tears – not because he was afraid of them, but because he simply wanted to give money to help. […]

Spencer Platt/Getty Images When the conventions come to town every four years, making life a little more stressful for homeless people has become almost as much of a tradition as draping the city in red, white and blue. Instead of trying to mask and ignore the problem, as other cities have done in the past, […]