Rest is almost always one of the doctor’s orders to newly discharged patients, but that can be a challenge for those with nowhere to go. Through a collaboration with St. Vincent de Paul, PeaceHealth gave a $74,000 grant to ensure patients experiencing homelessness have a place to recover after leaving their hospitals and
WORCESTER — With extra time on their hands thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of Boston-area students kept busy by raising money and delivering donations to three Worcester homeless shelters Saturday. After raising $4,000 on social media, students from the Boston chapter of the Cold Feet Warm Hearts Foundation hand delivered more than 4,000 items —
MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Extremely cold temperatures have arrived in Minnesota, with dangerous subzero wind chills hanging around for most of the next week in Minneapolis-St. Paul. In fact, if our temperatures manage to stay below 5 degrees for 6 consecutive days — which is our current forecast — it
Organizations throughout metro Milwaukee that focus on homelessness and family assistance are gearing up for another pandemic year. Motels are serving as shelters, funds have been raised by community members and upcoming expansions to improve sheltering facilities will provide a greater benefit to guests even beyond the pandemic. Vaccines are being administered, and eviction moratorium extensions have
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – The city of Springfield is adding $95,000 in emergency funding for overnight cold-weather sheltering in an attempt to help the area’s homeless population. “We’ve been in contact with a lot of front line providers in our community and had different conversations about the need,” City Manager
When city officials cleared a sprawling homeless encampment at Southeast Portland’s Laurelhurst Park in November, they offered the 100 people living there a safe place indoors to sleep. Most declined shelter at Mt. Scott Community Center, opting instead to remain in the streets. Scott M., 50, was one of about
Interfaith Sanctuary is planning to relocate to the old Salvation Army Thrift Store on State Street in Boise. Not everyone is happy about the plan. More than 50 people gathered Thursday evening outside the new proposed location for the Interfaith Sanctuary homeless shelter to show their disapproval of the move.