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Wells Fargo, Sutter Health and Kaiser Permanente Thrive support the reopening of a homeless center.

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Homeless Vets Get New Home In Fresno | Fresno , California | KMPH FOX 26

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA — It’s a transition many can’t comprehend; going from the battlefield to a one–bedroom. Former Marine Richard Barnes hasn’t had a stable home since he got out of the service in 1981.

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Overflow Homeless Shelter Overflowing In Waterville | Waterville , Maine | Online Sentinel

WATERVILLE, MAINE — Like the other 33 people, including four pregnant women, staying at the shelter, the couple has fallen through the cracks. They are among a growing number of people in the area who are finding themselves without a home, without a job and hungry. They come to the shelter looking for a place to sleep as well as help getting housing and health care and assistance finding a job.

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Elderly Homeless Rates Jump In New York City; Nearly 500 Of Today’s Residents Are Over 65 | New York , New York | New York Daily News

NEW YORK, NEW YORK — “As time has gone on, there have been more and more economic homeless,” said Jorgensen, director of Valley Lodge shelter in Morningside Heights. “They are people who did the right thing, but they didn’t have a pension plan or a nest egg when they retired, and their rent started to equal their income.”

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Number Of Homeless Families Increasing | Colorado | Colorado Springs Gazette

COLORADO — At 42 years old, with a storage shed full of furniture, a car, and some money in her pocket, Andrea Garrett found herself homeless.

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Taking In The Homeless For The Holidays | Grand Junction , Colorado | 11 News NBC

GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO — Having no place to call home becomes especially difficult during the cold Colorado winters. But one local faith community has opened their doors to homeless men of the Grand Valley during the holidays, a time of year when they especially need to feel the warmth.

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Homeless Vets Find Shelter From Cold | San Diego , California | NBC San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA — Homeless veterans lined up to reserve a bed in San Diego’s only seasonal shelter for veterans living on the streets.

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Formerly Homeless Brothers Hand Out Thanksgiving Feast At Central Union Mission | Washington D.C. | Washington Examiner

WASHINGTON D.C., Lamont Peterson used to be the one on the other side of the soup kitchen line. Peterson and his brother Anthony grew up homeless, often left on the unforgiving D.C. streets while their father was in jail and mother struggled to raise a large family. But on Thursday, it was the brothers who were handing out a Thanksgiving feast to the less fortunate. And Lamont Peterson, a world-renowned boxer, is just weeks away from fighting for the WBA and IBF light-welterweight titles in the District — the first title bout to be nationally broadcast from the nation’s capital in nearly two decades.

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Venice’s Homeless Teens Intimidate, Inspire | Los Angeles , California | ABC7 Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — Venice Beach has a large homeless population. There is concern about a growing number of young people. They say they are in their 20s, but service groups say they are often teens trying to avoid detection. To Venice Beach they come, from across the nation. Not tourists, these are kids who are homeless and fending for themselves

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Little Leaguers Donate To Homeless Shelter | Harlingen , Texas | Valley Central

HARLINGEN, TEXAS — A tournament Saturday at Wilson Park had Muniz taking on a different task, counting canned food. “We try and raise as much as we can as far as canned goods, turkeys, gift certificates, gift cards, and everything goes to Loaves and Fishes to help needy families around Harlingen,” Muniz said. “Thanksgiving is really a giving thing, not just something that’s a mental attitude or feeling or sentiment. It’s an action,” Reagan said.

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