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WE CARE: Children in need after single mom, abuse survivor, dies of aneurism - The Missoulian

WE CARE: Children in need after single mom, abuse survivor, dies of aneurism - The Missoulian - They stayed at the YWCA safe shelter before transitioning into the YWCA's Emergency Housing Program for homeless families.

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St. Mary Medical center honored for charitable work - phillyBurbs.com

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St. Mary Medical center honored for charitable work phillyBurbs.comDuring Comcast Cares Day in April, 172 volunteers, including employees, family and friends, donated their time to give the homeless shelter a makeover that included brand new...
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Atlanta Homeless Children's Charity - Holiday Giving - Worldnews.com

Atlanta Homeless Children's Charity - Holiday Giving - Worldnews.com | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
Nationally, 1 in 45 children experience homelessness each year (The National Center on Family Homelessness) Child homelessness is up by more than 33% in 3 years (USA Today) Many emergency homeless shelters require families to ...
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Making a Difference: The World of Giving -- "50 STATES FOR GOOD ... - Huffington Post (blog)

Making a Difference: The World of Giving -- "50 STATES FOR GOOD ... - Huffington Post (blog) | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
Making a Difference: The World of Giving -- "50 STATES FOR GOOD ...Huffington Post (blog)The first of the five $20,000 winners is Brown Bag Ministry in Apex, North Carolina who provides not only brown bag lunches and hot meals to the hungry, but...
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Runaway Train: The Puzzle of Helping Homeless Minors

Runaway Train: The Puzzle of Helping Homeless Minors | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
The problem of homelessness spans issues across the spectrum, but homeless teens have their own unique challenges. Although it's nearly impossible to track, the number of homeless youths in recent years is thought to be ...
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Shelter gets overdue makeover - Columbus Dispatch

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Columbus DispatchShelter gets overdue makeoverColumbus DispatchAbout 75 percent of the youths returned to family or a friend's home. Advocates say teens and young adults are among the most underserved of the homeless populations.
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McHenry County PADS Searches for Volunteers to Help Homeless ...

McHenry County PADS Searches for Volunteers to Help Homeless ... | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
Every year on October 1 a contingency of nine local churches open their doors to help homeless individuals in McHenry County. These churches, called PADS Church Sites, rotate their support, providing emergency shelter and a warm meal ...
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What to do with Unused Baby and Kid Stuff

What to do with Unused Baby and Kid Stuff | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it

Give kids in homeless shelters outgrown baby and kids clothing...donate them. 

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Fire fuels fear as homeless rebuild camp - San Francisco Chronicle

Fire fuels fear as homeless rebuild camp - San Francisco Chronicle | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
San Francisco ChronicleFire fuels fear as homeless rebuild campSan Francisco ChronicleBevan Dufty, Mayor Ed Lee's point man on homelessness, said the Caltrans fence is just one of several strategies for addressing the camp, which had peaked at about...

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Suburban Homelessness on the Rise, Local Leaders Say - Patch.com

Suburban Homelessness on the Rise, Local Leaders Say - Patch.com | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
Suburban Homelessness on the Rise, Local Leaders SayPatch.comThe economy, a booming rental market with low vacancy rates, lack of health and human services funding and a host of other factors have led to a rising homelessness rate in suburban...

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Igniting Change: Record Poverty Rates Hit Women Hardest

Igniting Change: Record Poverty Rates Hit Women Hardest | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
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Alabama Pastor Calvin Havens Provides House For Local Subway Manager, A ... - Huffington Post

Alabama Pastor Calvin Havens Provides House For Local Subway Manager, A ... - Huffington Post | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
Alabama Pastor Calvin Havens Provides House For Local Subway Manager, A ...Huffington PostJessica, a homeless mother of two who has cancer, does not go to Ford's Chapel United Methodist Church in Harvest, Ala.
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Prayer breakfast attendees devote time and meals to shelter » Local ...

Prayer breakfast attendees devote time and meals to shelter » Local ... | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
... Breakfast held Friday morning. Dyer challenged the attendants at each table to commit to provide at least one meal per month to the Lifeboat Alliance homeless shelter, and to commit to volunteering at the shelter, which will be opening next...
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Community Lodgings Facility Gets a Makeover - Virginia Connection Newspapers

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Community Lodgings Facility Gets a MakeoverVirginia Connection NewspapersHomeAid Northern Virginia builds and renovates homeless shelters, transitional houses and other facilities by leveraging the resources of the homebuilding community and...
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Bucks County Volunteers Needed – Homeless Shelter Makeovers ...

Bucks County Volunteers Needed – Homeless Shelter Makeovers ... | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
Message in a Bottle. Because Deserving Decor is an all volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit, volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization. We are always in need of volunteers to help with the projects and services we provide.
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SHELTER: giving back...

SHELTER: giving back... | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
to be given to families and people transitioning out of homelessness into permanent housing. It is a brilliant cause that helps create the feeling of home, something many of us take for granted. "The Furniture Bank works very ...
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Keila Torres Ocasio: Program helps make over women inside and out - Ct Post

Keila Torres Ocasio: Program helps make over women inside and out - Ct Post | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
Keila Torres Ocasio: Program helps make over women inside and out Ct PostMission #1 of the event, hosted by the nonprofit Empowering Through Beauty, Inc., was complete.
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Valley homeless shelter to undergo makeover - KTAR.com

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Valley homeless shelter to undergo makeoverKTAR.comPHOENIX -- Arizona Diamondbacks employees and Valley contractors are lending a hand to give a local shelter a makeover.
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Centsational Girl » Blog Archive » Shelter Kitchen Remodel Complete!

Centsational Girl » Blog Archive » Shelter Kitchen Remodel Complete! | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
Together with an amazing team and some generous donations, we're proud to showcase this incredible new kitchen we remodeled for a local emergency shelter. white kitchen sink and rug centsational girl ....
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The Power of Handmade~Enchanted Makeovers - The Yellow Cape ...

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Enchanted Makeovers' mission is to transform homeless shelters into places that are inspiring and supportive to those re-building their lives. Hand-made items are a big part of this mission because we believe each gift carries ...
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Rangers rousting Sacramento homeless campers as shelters are unveiled - Sacramento Bee

Rangers rousting Sacramento homeless campers as shelters are unveiled - Sacramento Bee | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
Rangers rousting Sacramento homeless campers as shelters are unveiledSacramento Bee"They are back to employing tactics to criminalize homelessness rather than solving the issue," said Steve Watters, head of Safe Ground, the group that unveiled the...

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Homeless men attack sex offender who assaulted girl on bus day after release from prison

Homeless men attack sex offender who assaulted girl on bus day after release from prison | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
A group of homeless heroes jumped to action when a sex offender attacked a 15-year-old girl on a public bus — a day after he’d been released from prison.
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The invention of homelessness

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The word ‘homelessness' has become a catch-all term for a host of serious social and economic policy failures (RT @timrichter: A thought provoking article by David Hulchanski: 'The invention of #homelessness ' http://t.co/a1FCVu7k...)...

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Yes this is very thought provoking.

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Rockford Rescue Mission to use $750K grant for updates - Rockford Register Star

Rockford Rescue Mission to use $750K grant for updates - Rockford Register Star | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
Rockford Rescue Mission to use $750K grant for updatesRockford Register StarFamily members, as it turned out, volunteered at the faith-based homeless shelter. They urged Molinari to move to ...
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Savannah's homeless: A wake-up call | savannahnow.com

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, there were over 640,000 sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons nationwide as of January 2009. Additionally, about 1.56 million people used an ...
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Lowe's team spruces up Clarksville shelter home in 9/11 project - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Lowe's team spruces up Clarksville shelter home in 9/11 project - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle | Homeless Shelter Makeovers | Scoop.it
Lowe's team spruces up Clarksville shelter home in 9/11 projectClarksville Leaf ChronicleThe Lowe's Heroes team gave an “extreme makeover” to a shelter home on Wennona Drive Friday morning as part of the 9/11 Serve to Remember Days of Service...
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