Homeless

Homeless people walk among us every day yet go unseen sometimes by the scores of passersby consumed in their own daily luxuries. But the sight of a homeless camp in Chicago brought one young boy to tears – not because he was afraid of them, but because he simply wanted to give money to help. […]

Spencer Platt/Getty Images When the conventions come to town every four years, making life a little more stressful for homeless people has become almost as much of a tradition as draping the city in red, white and blue. Instead of trying to mask and ignore the problem, as other cities have done in the past, […]

  getty image In a world of utter turmoil, every once in a while, there’s a story that shows the capacity for humans to love. And this story out of Barnesville, GA will pull at your heartstrings. Nineteen-year-old Fred Barley is homeless, but understands the importance of higher education. Despite natural elements of rain or […]

At first glance, you’d think Destyni Tyree leads a charmed life. She was voted prom queen by her peers and was captain of the cheerleading squad. She also completed high school in two years, earning a 4.0 grade point average and snagging a full-ride scholarship to Potomac State College of West Virginia University. “Accomplished,” Tyree, […]

Sometimes you just look at something and wonder, ‘Could this be better?’” That was teen Emily Duffy’s question when she started thinking about the living conditions of the homeless. After researching the issue, then at age 15, the Irish schoolgirl in Limerick decided to create a high-tech sleeping bag for the homeless.A year after she […]

  Boxer Manny Pacquiao waves to crowds during a motorcade in Manila, Philippines after arriving from Las Vegas, Nevada, May 13, 2015. Instead of worrying…

James Moss of Colorado was reminded how strong the power of kindness can be after thousands of strangers raised over $30,000 for him and his son.

James Moss and his son, Zhi In October, James Moss moved to Denver from New York with his 1-year-old son, Zhi, in search of a better life.…

Lauren and Ashleigh, who are both gifted violinists, and Christian, an accomplished cellist, are on a mission to use their love of music to help…

It’s been five months since Tamir Rice – the 12-year-old gunned down by an Ohio police officer for playing with a toy gun – died, but the…

  Homeless people are at risk of dying on the streets this winter since many frigid citiesdon’t have emergency action plans in place. But if…

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  Greater Cleveland is facing an overflow of homeless families, men and women this coming winter. The overflow is forcing Metropolitan Lutheran Ministries to bus…