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L.A. Man Loans Homeless Family House for a Year

In 2013, my Go Inspire Go team and I had a crazy idea that has manifested ten-fold. Our goal of spotlighting 50 heroes in 50 states has resulted in numerous blessings, miracles and new friendships. We're so excited to unveil our second hero to you.<p>Man Loans Homeless Family House for a Year<p>Who: Tony …

Homelessness

The Cost of Prosecuting Homelessness

Sometimes people have the most inane knee-jerk reactions to ideas. For instance, the idea of housing the homeless elicits howls of resistance — …

Housing

A Homeless Teen Finds Solace In A Teacher And A Recording

Aaron didn't intend to tell his classmates that he was homeless. But when he recorded his own story with StoryCorpsU — a project designed to help kids in high-needs schools build stronger relationships with their teachers — he says, it just came out.<p>"I felt ... like a big load was let off," Aaron …

Carlos Santana Reunited With His Former Drummer Who's Been Homeless For Decades

Carlos Santana, the person, has seen many musicians come and go through Santana, the band, since its formation in 1966. Wikipedia lists over 60 names, including Marcus Malone, who played percussion from 1967–1969. Little information exists on Malone because for decades, he’s been homeless, fending …

A new avenue for sheltering Sonoma County’s homeless

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors created the safe parking program in late January as an emergency response to freezing weather, making it one of just a handful on the West Coast. Similar programs operate in Santa Barbara County, San Luis Obispo and San Diego County.<p>But lawmakers here went one …

VA Is Working to End Homelessness Among Veterans

In late 2009, VA announced an ambitious goal to end Veteran homelessness. The plan to address this urgent national priority was outlined in 2010’s …

Homelessness

Tiny Home Trend Provides Housing to Homeless Populations Across the United States

As the tiny home revolution hits cities across the globe, many communities in the United States are using the trend to help their homeless …