January 31, 2011

Homeless Count Reveals Compelling Stories

Our guest blogger today is Jane C.W. Vincent, Regional Administrator for Region III It may be frigid outside but inside the Emmanuel Dining Room in Wilmington, Delaware, homeless individuals, families, and children find warmth, camaraderie, compassion, and a table for them to gather around with flowers as the centerpiece.  And there in the midst of […]

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January 28, 2011

Life on the Streets

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For most of us, this time of year is brutal on our heating bills but could you imagine actually living outside?  Last night, I joined a team of volunteers and ventured out in Washington, D.C. to document a problem confronting far too many Americans – street homelessness.  In 2009, volunteers like these counted nearly 260,000 […]

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