“You are a human being and worth more than a meal from a dumpster.”
By day, he works in a bar; by night, he’s on a mission to feed people living on the streets in his city.
Go beyond all the same old stories.
In the Pacific Northwest, people with nowhere else to go are forming micro-communities with communal kitchens and toilets but teeny, individual sleeping units. Could tiny homes, once the provenance of design blogs, help curb homelessness nationwide?
Mayor Bill de Blasio made it his mission to reduce homelessness, but the scale of the problem has so far proved overwhelming.
He had said on Humans of Ireland: “The only thing I care about at the moment is finding a place to have a Christmas dinner.”
There’s not a lot of help for homeless people in Kenya. But a Facebook project wants to make their voices heard.
A study titled “America’s Youngest Outcasts: A Report Card on Child Homelessness” found that child homelessness is on the rise in 31 states.
The number of new rough sleepers in London from April–July 2014 was 23% higher than the same period last year, according to St Mungo’s Broadway’s latest Street to Home report.
Just because it can be hard to see doesn’t mean it’s not there.
A new city program offers to pay rent for homeless families — but domestic violence survivors who have full-time jobs aren’t eligible.
For her, the bottom of the river is home. Homelessness doesn’t always look the way you expect it to.
That’s one way of dealing with it.
They may look hideous, but is there a more complex issue behind them?
As charity stunts go, this one’s pretty awesome.
Jenny Baker raised thousands of pounds with her #sendmichaelhome campaign. But now she admits she hasn’t seen him in months and may have to refund the cash.
Plus Amy Poehler stole Seth Meyers’s credit card, an easy infographic to make sure you’re running properly, and the final mock draft before the 2014 NFL Draft begins tonight.
Slide Martins calls himself a “Knight of the Road”.
Jenny Baker raised the money for man she only knows as Michael after meeting him in Dalston on Saturday so he can return to Jamaica.
Faced with dwindling resources, U.S. mayors are asking Congress for help as they’re distributing more food and dealing with more homelessness.
Photographer Rosie Holtom took pictures of homeless people from London, dressed as they’d like the world to see them. Via Rosie Holtom.
“Where are you from?” is an innocent enough question. But for someone who’s spent her whole life bouncing from place to place — and sometimes, without any home to speak of at all — it only leads to more questions.
“Invisible People” seeks to give voices to the often overlooked homeless population. This interview with Natasha, a 22-year-old in London who has been homeless for four years, is heartbreaking.
A Toronto Journalist offered panhandlers a credit card if they asked him for money. This is what they did with it. Original story via Toronto Star, Infographic via Bite Daily.
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That’s not so much a picture of a homeless ghost as it is of a model at a Number Nine fashion show in the UK.
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