See San Jose’s new tiny homes for homeless residents

If everything goes according to plan, San Jose should have 80 tiny homes ready by the summer to house formerly homeless people while they get back on their feet. Source: See San Jose’s new tiny homes for homeless residents Advertisements

Homeless man finds $17,000 outside food bank and gives it to volunteer

A homeless man is being praised after he handed in $17,000 he found inside a bag outside a food bank in Washington.  Kevin Booth, 32, found the cash inside a brown bag outside the Sumner Food Bank in Sumner in August while looking for the bread that is left outside the building for people to take. Source:…

Why I followed four homeless teens for nine months…

“Being out there… it’s not nice,” says Josh, 18*, as he queues for a bed in a homeless shelter in Blackpool. “You have to guard everything when you’re sleeping. You hide your shoes in your sleeping bag, sleep on your bag, hide your phone down your pants. Druggies have tried countless times to nick my…

Two Grand Rapids boys throw pizza party for homeless, those in need

  GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A local 10-year-old younger brother spent their summer this year collecting pop cans and fundraising because they wanted people in need to have a chance to enjoy their favorite food — pizza. When the Graves brothers saw a homeless man panhandling on a family vacation, they became inspired to raise…

Detroit teen goes from homeless to college student with mentors helping

  DETROIT (WXYZ) – Her name is Myracle, and some people say what she has accomplished is miraculous. Myracle Crosby came to school every day at Pershing High School in Detroit and learned as much as possible. After getting all As her freshman year, she made a decision. “Okay, I am going to be valedictorian,”…

8-YO and mom hand out supplies to Oakland’s homeless 

Eight-year-old A.J. Jackson is a little boy with a big heart, especially when it comes to homeless people. “When I see them on the street I feel bad because they are on the street. They don’t have any shelter or food or water. I just wanted to help them,” said A.J.For the past few months,…

Tahoe man cycling across US to raise funds for the homeless

South Lake Tahoe resident Daniel Deemer will be cycling across the United States to raise funds for Tahoe Youth & Family Services and to raise awareness about an issue close to his heart. Deemer departed on May 22 to begin his “Bike For The Homeless” journey in Big Sur. His trek will take him across…

Homeless veteran biking across country for charity 

Homeless veteran Harold Palmquist has traveled over 5,000 on his bike with his dog Daisy. Palmquist is raising money for Veterans and Their Pets. The group helped him keep his dog when he wasn’t allowed to bring her into a shelter. “They fostered my dog for me,” he said. “They kept us together, so she had her homeless shelter,…