Tag: homeless

Medical students take to the streets to give free care to Detroit’s homeless

× Medical students take to the streets to give free care to Detroit’s homeless DETROIT – Armed with care packages, clothes, and clinical supplies, medical students in Detroit are learning outside the classroom. They are bringing their knowledge to the streets, providing free health care to the city’s homeless. Each week, students under the supervision of […]

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Colin Kaepernick Celebrated His 32nd Birthday by Feeding the Homeless in Oakland

Photo: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images) While most of us spent our Sunday basking in the triumphant return of the Popeye’s chicken sandwich, others—like exiled NFL quarterback turned activist Colin Kaepernick—spent theirs being far nobler. The Hill reports that Kap spent the day providing the homeless with free food and supplies in Oakland, Calif. Advertisement Did […]

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Trevor Noah To Produce Film About 8-Year-Old Chess Prodigy Who Overcame Homelessness

The inspiring story of a young chess prodigy whose family overcame homelessness is coming to the big screen. According to Deadline, Trevor Noah will produce a film about 8-year-old Tani Adewumi; a New York-based chess champion who has defied the odds. Adewumi garnered national attention earlier this year after becoming the New York State chess […]

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Tyler Perry Wants to Leave a Legacy by Building a Shelter for Trafficked Women and Girls, Homeless Women and Displaced LGBTQ Youth

With the recent grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios, Tyler Perry’s legacy is pretty much cemented. However, making a difference in Hollywood is not the only way Perry wants to pay it forward. In a recent interview with Gayle King on CBS This Morning, Perry revealed another big dream of his. Advertisement “You know, the […]

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Ed Buck Is Facing Federal Charges for Allegedly Injecting Men with Meth in Chemsex Fetish

Ed Buck, the Los Angeles-based liberal donor with an alleged fetish for injecting African-American with meth, is facing new federal charges after being arrested by local police earlier this week. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California announced Thursday that federal investigators had charged the 65-year-old with one count of distribution of […]

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Will Smith Will Read You a Bedtime Story For a Very Good Cause

Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images for AFI) If you’ve ever longed to have Will Smith read you Jack and the Beanstalk or Where the Wild Things Are before bed, your dreams are one step closer to reality, as the former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air will be reading bedtime stories later this year for a very good […]

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Jaden Smith Really Is an Icon Living: Debuts Free Vegan Food Truck for the Homeless in Los Angeles

Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) While Jaden Smith has enjoyed plenty of box office and Billboard success, it’s his benevolence and giving heart that his fans truly adore. According to the Hollywood Reporter, on Monday, the “Icon” rapper unveiled I Love You Restaurant, a vegan food truck that will provide free meals to the homeless […]

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Homeless Father Turns Tragedy Into Triumph After Being Publicly Shamed on Facebook

Simon Childs of Fayetteville, Ga.Photo: WSB-TV Video (YouTube) As if being homeless isn’t stressful enough, imagine waking up from taking a nap inside of the McDonald’s where you work and learning that a picture of you sleeping was uploaded to Facebook. According to WSB-TV, that’s exactly what happened to 21-year-old Simon Childs, who was resting […]

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Homelessness amid prosperity in Los Angeles’ tech boom

Los Angeles boasts huge pockets of prosperity in places like Santa Monica, Hollywood, and nearby Orange County. Lots of tech companies are sprouting up in these areas, and the region is a haven for games and esports. But it also has a staggering number of homeless people. I took a video of skid row in […]

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