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Homeless Get Large Refreshing Donation | Austin , Texas | KXAN Austin NBC News

Water time! I Am Waters kicks off Austin deliveries with shelter partners Front Steps and Mobile Loaves and Fishes.

Water time! I Am Waters kicks off Austin deliveries with shelter partners Front Steps and Mobile Loaves and Fishes.

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Deserted By Parents, She Went From Homeless To Harvard | Today Show MSNBC

Dawn Loggins endured her family being evicted from their home many times. When the electric bill didn’t get paid, she studied by candlelight; when her parents lost their jobs, she subsisted on noodles.

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Homeless Family's Story Inspires Teachers To Raise Money | Glen Burnie , Maryland | ABC 2 News Baltimore Maryland

Homeless Family’s Story Inspires Teachers To Raise Money | Glen Burnie , Maryland | ABC 2 News Baltimore Maryland

GLEN BURNIE, MARYLAND — At any school at the end of any day, the parking lot stages a finely choreographed dance of cars and moms and heading home, but for Demarco, Shaheem and Tyrone their journey home is a complicated two-step.

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From Scrubbing Floors To Ivy League: Homeless Student To Go To Dream College | Lawndale , North Carolina | CNN

From Scrubbing Floors To Ivy League: Homeless Student To Go To Dream College | Lawndale , North Carolina | CNN

LAWNDALE, NORTH CAROLINA — She was homeless at the start of the school year, abandoned by her drug-abusing parents. The teachers and others in town pitched in — donating clothes and providing medical and dental care. She got the janitorial job through a school workforce assistance program.

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Hamilton Teacher Draws On Own Childhood Experience To Educate Students On Homelessness | Hamilton , NJ.com

Hamilton Teacher Draws On Own Childhood Experience To Educate Students On Homelessness | Hamilton , NJ.com

HAMILTON, Julie Smith, a kindergarten teacher at Langtree Elementary School, who has written a book about homelessness. She is now teaching her students about homelessness and organized a clothing drive for HomeFront and the school is decorated with student-made artwork with the theme “Hearts for Homeless.”

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Number Of Homeless Veterans Rising In Onslow County | Jacksonville , North Carolina | JDNews.com

JACKSONVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA — The Onslow Homeless Shelter served 12 veterans in 2006. That number tripled and then almost doubled again when the shelter served 36 veterans in 2010 and 52 veterans in 2011, according to a press release. That’s a 333-percent increase in the number of veterans served over the past five years.

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Normandy High Senior Overcomes Hardships To Land Slot In Ivy League School | Wellston , Missouri | STLToday.com

WELLSTON, MISSOURI — She’s spent much of her childhood in and out of homeless shelters. She’s attended more schools than she can easily keep track of — most of them struggling urban schools where disruptions and low expectations are the norm.

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Homeless Female Vets A Challenge For Shelters | Fairfax , Virginia | Bend Bulletin

Homeless Female Vets A Challenge For Shelters | Fairfax , Virginia | Bend Bulletin

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA — Though the overall number of homeless veterans declined 12 percent between 2010 and 2011, the number of homeless female veterans is increasing, the VA said in a draft report this month, and these women are now the fastest-growing segment of the homeless veterans population.

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Milwaukee Group Hosts Memorial Day Picnic For The Homeless | Milwaukee , Wisconsin | FOX 11 News

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — Milwaukee’s Repairers of the Breach homeless shelter organized Monday’s picnic – giving hundreds of people the opportunity to eat and celebrate Memorial Day, even though they don’t have a place to call home. “It makes me feel wonderful. It’s a blessing,” sad Charles Casey, who attended the picnic.

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Homeless Student Graduates | Atlanta , Georgia | WLTZ 38 NBC News

Homeless Student Graduates | Atlanta , Georgia | WLTZ 38 NBC News

ATLANTA, GEORGIA — An Atlanta high school graduate is thanking his teachers and friends for helping him get through school. He’s been homeless for the past years but now has a bright future ahead.

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The Changing Face Of Homelessness

What is the changing face of homelessness?

Many may know that both single and two-parent families, not individuals, represent the changing face of homelessness in the United States today. One variation we don’t often expect is for that single parent to be a father. Please click here to view the story of Maso Mason Jr. and son.

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