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Phoenix nonprofit plans to vaccinate 500 homeless people in 5 days

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Phoenix, AZ More than four months after the first coronavirus vaccine hit American arms, a week-long drive to vaccinate the homeless against Covid-19 is underway in Phoenix. With the goal of vaccinating 500 people i...

Texas homeless man gets job, support after stranger’s generosity: ‘God is good’

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At the time, Smith was homeless and sitting in a chair outside an Outback Steakhouse in Fort Worth, Texas, WFAA reported.  A customer who was leaving the restaurant asked him if he was all right, to which he responde...

A California town is paying its homeless to clean their encampment sites

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A pilot project in a California town is paying homeless residents to tidy up their living areas, and it's changing the culture of the city. The idea stemmed from a conversation with one of the city's police sergean...

California city paying homeless people to clean up their camps

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The city of Elk Grove, located just south of the state capital of Sacramento with a population of more than 174,000, has the lowest rate of homelessness in the county. SEATTLE PARENTS OUTRAGED AS STUDENTS SET TO RETU...

Seattle parents outraged as students set to return to school next to homeless camps

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Jones, who visited Seattle recently, noted on "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday that two Seattle schools, Edmond S Meany Middle School and Broadview Thomson K-8, are inundated with homeless encampments. Students are s...

A closed skating rink will be converted into a homeless shelter named after Alex Trebek

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A skating rink in Los Angeles set to be converted into a homeless shelter will bear the name of the late Alex Trebek, the famed host of "Jeopardy!" Trebek, who hosted the popular game show for more than three decade...

LAPD cracks down on Echo Park homeless encampment

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Los Angeles officials moved ahead Thursday with the shut down of a homeless encampment in Echo Park following a night of confrontations between police and demonstrators. LAPD Chief Michel Moore tweeted late Wednesda...

Rochester, NY police officer fatally shoots man armed with a knife outside a homeless shelter, police say

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A police officer in Rochester, New York is on administrative leave and an investigation has been launched after he shot and killed a man who charged at officers while holding at least one knife that he grabbed from ...

This Utah man invited homeless people to live in his front yard

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Less than five minutes' drive from downtown Salt Lake City sits the quiet neighborhood of Fairpark. The area hosts an annual state fair, a regional campus of Utah State University and modest homes with small yards. ...

Olympia, Washington police clear out hotel after it was ‘occupied’ by homeless activist group, city says

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Police cleared out a downtown Olympia, Washington hotel after a homeless activist group allegedly "forcibly occupied" the establishment Sunday to shelter unhoused people, the City of Olympia said in a statement late...

Detroit activist turns old potato chip bags into sleeping bags for the homeless

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It starts with a pile of used potato chip bags and ends with desperately needed sleeping bags to help Detroit's homeless face the brutal winter. Environmental activist Eradajere Oleita told CNN how she works her mag...

A homeless man rescued all the animals at a shelter after it caught on fire

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Want more inspiring, positive news? Sign up for The Good Stuff, a newsletter for the good in life. It will brighten your inbox every Saturday morning. A homeless man risked his life to save several cats and dogs t...

A homeless man sentenced to life in prison for a $20 marijuana sale is freed after 12 years

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In 2008, Fate Winslow was approached by a plain-clothed undercover police officer in Shreveport, Louisiana, looking for some marijuana. Winslow, recently homeless at the time, borrowed a friend's bike and came back...

How a homeless man found his way and now feeds hundreds a day

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Anthony Delgado got dropped off at a train station in Doraville, Georgia, after an argument with his cousin. That's when he began his journey as a drug-addicted homeless person. "I did a lot of bad things," Delgado...

This 6-year-old girl is helping the homeless with care packages

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Most kids want toys or candy for their birthdays, but 6-year-old Bethany Moultry's wish was to help more people. Months before the pandemic struck, Bethany and her mother, Colleen Moultry, were running errands when ...

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $500,000 to support homeless youth in Canada

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One of Hollywood's most famous couples donated $ 500,000 to help young people struggling with homelessness in Canada. Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively pledged $ 250,000 each to Covenant House Vancouver and Covenant ...

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