Tag: Homelessness

NBA Star Trae Young’s Foundation Assists In Feeding Underserved Families During Thanksgiving Weekend

NewsOne Featured Video Beyond his presence on the court, NBA star Trae Young is known for his philanthropy and he’s continuing to pay it forward this holiday season. According to Sports Illustrated, the Atlanta Hawks point guard recently led a social good project to feed underserved families in Atlanta. The initiative was organized through the […]

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Mississippi Teen Uses Make-A-Wish Opportunity To Feed The Homeless In His City

NewsOne Featured Video A Mississippi teen is living proof that you’re never too young to pay it forward and drive change in your community. After being diagnosed with a life-altering illness, 13-year-old Adeola “Abraham” Olagbegi led a Make-A-Wish project designed to combat food insecurity in his local neighborhood, CNN reported. In 2020, Abraham was diagnosed […]

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New York City’s Billionaires’ Row Just Got Its Very Own Homeless Shelter

Residential skyscrapers, including One57, second from left, a gleaming 75-story glass high-rise on West 57th, make up a Manhattan neighborhood of sprouting luxury towers dubbed “Billionaires’ Row,” Wednesday April 4, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) Residents of Manhattan’s so-called Billionaires’ Row—a smattering of ultra-posh, super-expensive skyscrapers abutting Central Park—just might have to encounter poor […]

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An Oregon City Is Limiting How Often a Church Feeds the Homeless

Warm food for the poor and homeless being given out at a soup kitchen (iStock/GettyImages) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. An Oregon city just passed a new ordinance that would limit churches’ ability to serve free food to homeless people. But at least one religious leader has […]

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Housing Is the Great Endangered Necessity of the Build Back Better Bill

Another pressing issue is the living conditions faced by the nation’s 1.2 million residents of public housing. Build Back Better includes $80 million to preserve funding to make the horribly crumbling housing livable. Will that be cut, too? Not only must Democrats in Congress recognize the humanitarian and political benefits of stemming evictions and preserving […]

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Secretary Marcia Fudge Highlights New Program To Combat Homelessness And Support ‘Entire Person’

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Tom Williams / Getty Secretary Marcia Fudge recently sat down with NewsOne to discuss the new housing agenda, House America, and steps being taken by the Biden administration to support the whole person. In the launch of House America, figures released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development indicated 580,466 […]

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Banning the Homeless Won’t Keep California From Burning

The day before the county’s encampment ban, a group of Topanga residents submitted a letter urging the board to “take action … to prevent camping fires and similar high-risk human behaviors, in order to protect our lives, homes, and community, including the homeless themselves.” Public comment submitted by concerned citizens in favor of the ban […]

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