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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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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

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, 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

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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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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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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