Community homeless shelters and pantries reflect on 2020

[ad_1] 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…

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City of Springfield helping fund tiny trailers and other cold weather shelters for homeless

[ad_1] 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…

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler’s urgent mandate to move homeless campers into ‘humane’ shelters isn’t working

[ad_1] 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…

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