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WaPo: Starbucks visit leads Manager to start homeless drive

Starbucks manager inspires local leaders to support the homeless

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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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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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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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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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Helping Homeless Vets | Buffalo , New York | Buffalo News

BUFFALO, NEW YORK — “How do you tell your five-year-old and seven-year-old that you’re homeless, or live in a shelter?” he said. “How, when you’ve always lived in a house together?” Pinkney is one of an estimated 400 homeless veterans in Erie County, and 130,000 homeless veterans nationwide.

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Students Left Homeless Due To Rising Tuition, Rough Economic Time | Davis , California | The California Aggie

DAVIS, CALIFORNIA — With rising tuition costs, students are facing tough financial decisions in order to maintain a UC education. For some students, the rising cost of tuition can even mean forgoing housing and daily meals in order to study at UC Davis.

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Homeless In Spokane: One Woman’s Story Of Hope And Survival | Spokane , Washington | KHQ 06 NBC News

SPOKANE, WASHINGTON — “People think we’re here because we’re not trying, or we’ve blown all our money,” she said. “Everybody’s scared to come here thinking that people will look down on them. But once you get here, it means you want help to pick yourself back up.”

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Cleveland Student David Boone Worked Hard To Go From Homeless To Harvard | Cleveland , Ohio | Cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, OHIO — David Boone had a system. There wasn’t much the then-15-year-old could do about what went on around him when he slept in Artha Woods Park. And the spectator’s bench at the park’s baseball diamond wasn’t much of a bed. But the aspiring engineer, now 18 and headed to Harvard University in the fall, had no regular home.

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