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The Orange County Rescue Mission Chili Van Mobile Ministry has been in operation for almost five years, helping the homeless communities in Dana Point and Santa Ana. But Michael Murphy, a volunteer with the Tustin-based organization had a hard time...
Beach and Edinger. Warner and Gothard. Heil and Bolsa Chica. At more and more intersections, I notice them, growing in numbers. Do you? They are the forgotten and the fringe. The homeless and the hustlers. Some beg for money. Some just wander aimlessly....
Tags: Social Issues, Authors, Google Inc., Book
I am honored to serve as your Broward County Sheriff. After completing my first 120 days, I want to discuss what we've accomplished and our plans for the years ahead. Our administration inherited many challenges in January, including a structural budget...
You may already have seen the video. “Abercrombie & Fitch is a terrible company,” intones the creator and star, Los Angeles writer Greg Karber. “Their CEO insists on only hiring attractive people, which is ironic because he looks like...
The Road Warrior w/Dan HartzellThe May 3 column on panhandlers drew some interesting responses, including South Whitehall Township resident Everette Carr's observation that, though I dispensed advice from experts on how to deal with homeless people begging at the roadside, one of...
Finally! A viable solution for the homeless experience. We see homeless people and families in our parks, on our beaches, under our bridges and in our subway stations, and we ask ourselves, "When is someone going to do something about this? How did...
More than 50 high school students built cardboard houses at First Presbyterian Church of Deerfield on Saturday to raise money and awareness for homeless people. Despite unusually cold weather, the event drew more than 175 from North Shore...
Tags: Social Issues, Deerfield
The term "welfare" is defined as the general well-being of an individual or group of individuals. However, when used in association with government services, the term has unfortunately developed a negative connotation. One state agency that suffers from...
In a society where love and devotion are sometimes measured by how much money we spend on someone, it's good to know there are still moms out there whose favorite gifts are the ones that help someone else. If you're lucky enough to have a mom like that,...
Tags: Coconut Creek, Mother's Day, Social Issues, Charity, Poverty
Howard County took an important step in the fight against homelessness last week by purchasing an 8-acre lot that will be the future home to a 30-unit housing facility. Using $3.25 million in land acquisition dollars, the county bought the land at the...
Don Black may have retired from the working world, but he doesn't stop when it comes to community service. Black, 89, spends his days with Laguna Beach's homeless, providing them an ear and a shoulder to cry on through his generous spirit. His wife,...
Broward County's contingent of homeless will soon be tracked as they wander through the system of support services, from hospital to jail to shelter, after the county authorized money to fund a computer database. The County Commission on Tuesday...
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