Gloucester man gives up full-time job to feed the hungry

Hash Norat is helping rough sleepers and people hit by the rising cost of living. A man who quit his full-time job at Unilever two months ago to provide hot meals to hungry people is already helping 250 people a day. Hash Norat’s Feed the Hungry cafe in Gloucester has no set prices, so people…

Charity gave 1,200 people keys to own home last year

The housing and homelessness charity Peter McVerry Trust has said it supported over 10,000 people in 2021, an increase of almost 30% on the previous year. The housing and homelessness charity Peter McVerry Trust has said it supported over 10,000 people in 2021, an increase of almost 30% on the previous year. The trust’s annual…

Meet the young couple who’ve opened their door to the homeless

Toni and Nick Baier open their home to people experiencing homelessness. And they do this with four little kids in tow! When I first met my friend Toni Baier, she mentioned the “guest” in her home. I assumed she had a relative staying with her, but after I asked her about it, I found out…

Once homeless San Antonian wins recognition for helping others

The Texas Homeless Network recently recognized Kameron Rhys for his work helping some of San Antonio’s most vulnerable residents. Each person who enters the homeless resource center in downtown San Antonio has traveled a unique path to get there. No matter their history, Kameron Rhys, 26, greets them with a smile. “He’s the first face…

Once homeless, now owners of business

LANCASTER —What started, about six years ago, as a small weekly gathering with people experiencing homelessness at Jane Reynolds Park culminated in a grand opening celebration of nonprofit Street Company’s new roasting facility in the Lancaster Business Park, on Friday night, with the company’s founders, donors, community partners and supporters in attendance. “Tonight is a…

Meet the former pastor who helps homeless people in St. Paul find better lives

Andrea Hinderaker leads St. Paul’s Homeless Assistance Response Team. Andrea Hinderaker considered a career in agribusiness. Later, she became a pastor. But after joining Peace House in Minneapolis, Hinderaker said working with people who are homeless “grabbed my heart.” She now leads St. Paul’s Homeless Assistance Response Team (HART), created in late 2021 to address…

Out Of The Cold Provides Safe Environment For Those In Need

Out of the Cold is a low-barrier shelter that helps individuals at the “intersection of homelessness, mental health, substance use, and incarceration.” Homelessness can be a difficult topic to talk about. When people think of State College, the initial thought is geared toward privileged families and students. Individuals who aren’t fortunate enough to gather the…

Delivering happy birthdays to homeless children – Itemlive

SALEM — Hannah Finn, the daughter of a Lynnfield woman and a Peabody man, began the One Wish Project when she was just 14 years old as a way to SALEM — Hannah Finn, the daughter of a Lynnfield woman and a Peabody man, began the One Wish Project when she was just 14 years…

How Frances Tiafoe went from sleeping at a tennis center to the US Open quarterfinals

CNN — After stunning 22-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal to reach the US Open quarterfinal on Monday, Frances Tiafoe threw his racket on the floor and covered his face in amazement. The 24-year-old simply stood there soaking up the atmosphere created by a raucous Arthur Ashe Stadium. It felt like a seminal moment in the American’s career; a culmination of…