Doctor caring for homeless in Alexandria seeking donations, volunteers

Doctor caring for homeless in Alexandria seeking donations, volunteers

A few months ago, Mazzella began giving consultations and care to people staying at the Alexandria Community Shelter. Now, he has formed a nonprofit called MedStreet, which is accepting donations and seeking volunteers to help continue his work and help more people. Mazzella would ultimately like to establish a national model, so even more people living […]

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Healing City Baltimore helps traumatized residents by holding free hair-styling event

Healing City Baltimore helps traumatized residents by holding free hair-styling event

The 13-year-old boy has already coped with more than his fair share of challenges — including two months last fall when he was homeless. The last thing he needs to worry about is his hair. On Sunday, one of the nearly two dozen barbers, weavers and braiders participating in Healing City Baltimore gave the teen […]

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One veteran was homeless. Another ran a shelter. Now they live to help homeless people

One veteran was homeless. Another ran a shelter. Now they live to help homeless people

For Dale Wilson, conducting Los Angeles County’s annual homeless count this week was a homecoming of sorts. Building 257 at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs campus in West Los Angeles is where he ended three years of living on the streets, much of it mired in addiction. The Army veteran finally decided that he […]

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Kia using Super Bowl spot to highlight the epidemic of youth homelessness

Kia using Super Bowl spot to highlight the epidemic of youth homelessness

This year during the Super Bowl, Kia will use their ad spot to shine light on the crisis of youth homelessness in the U.S. Each year, 4.2 million children in the U.S. experience some level of homelessness according to Covenant House. In a commercial known as “Give it Everything” the company will showcase their charitable […]

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Deaths Of Homeless New Yorkers Jump Nearly 40 Percent, According To New Report

Deaths Of Homeless New Yorkers Jump Nearly 40 Percent, According To New Report

Between July of 2018 and June of last year, 404 people considered homeless in New York City died. Those deaths represent a 39 percent increase over the prior year, the largest year over year increase in a decade. They died in hospitals, shelters, outside the entrance of a building, on a subway car, in an […]

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