South Carolina 8-year-old providing tents for homeless

TRENTON, S.C. (WJBF) — Taji Johnson has big dreams. “He says he’ll be president one day,” Chemikia Johnson, Taji’s mother, said. First, he wants to help people in his … TRENTON, S.C. (WJBF) — Taji Johnson has big dreams. “He says he’ll be president one day,” Chemikia Johnson, Taji’s mother, said. First, he wants to…

One man’s lonely journey through California’s plan to end homelessness

What happens when a chronically homeless veteran gets a chance at permanent supportive housing in Los Angeles. y the lone tent under the cement overpass, just visible from the Hollywood Freeway, Fernando Maya waited with several backpacks stuffed with clothes, electronics and food. Once a constant roar of traffic below his makeshift home, the freeway…

Springfield church gifts home to one of its formerly homeless volunteers

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – After years of facing setbacks, one woman in Springfield now dedicates her life to helping others. Kristi Johnson volunteers at the Connecting Grounds. Last summer, the church received a grant and decided to use half of it to give one volunteer a home. They chose none other than Kristi Johnson. “It’s all…