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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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Hart: Preschool Proves Itself To Homeless Mom | Houston , Texas | Chron.com

HOUSTON, TEXAS — “”I brag to everybody about House of Tiny Treasures. My youngest is now in pre-K and she’s already reading,” Hay boasted. “My twins are in first grade and reading at an advanced level. I really directly attribute that to House of Tiny Treasures.” As I wrote on Friday, the Tiny Treasures program is one of many outreach efforts operated by SEARCH Homeless Services under the direction of its CEO, Thao Costis.”

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Salvation Army Survey Finds Demand Up Sharply For Youth Programs Already Strained By Economy | Washington | Washington Post

WASHINGTON — A survey of Salvation Army youth programs in more than 80 cities shows more than eight in 10 programs saw increased demand from children and families in the past year as unemployment and funding cuts strained charities. The survey released to The Associated Press found 56 percent of the charity’s youth programs — including camps, preschools, daycare and after-school programs — are operating at or beyond their capacity.

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Homeless Make Up Growing Number Of California Welfare Recipients | California | Los Angeles Times

CALIFORNIA — Over the last five years, the number of CalWorks families without a permanent place to live has grown by 98%. That’s nearly four times the growth of non-homeless families who are also getting assistance.

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I Am Waters Foundation Distributes 300,000 Bottles Of Water To 3 Texas Cities Over Summer 2011

I Am Waters would sincerely like to thank our 2011 shelter partners, listed below, for allowing us to distribute 300,000 of our specially branded water bottles made especially for the homeless, through their organizations in summer 2011. We applaud each of these organizations for the amazing work they do to help homeless men, women and children in Texas to restore stability to their lives. We are humbled to be part of their efforts and contribute to ending the problem of homelessness in America.

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Homeless Family Program Focuses On Keeping Kids In School | Lawrence, Kansan | Kansan

LAWRENCE, KANSAN — Students know the challenges of waking up for that 8 a.m. class. But some students — much younger students — understand a different struggle. These students, along with getting up early, must make their way to school from the Lawrence Community Shelter. In the morning, a group of 17 children woke up and shared two showers and two toilets along side 14 adults. After getting ready they went upstairs and waited with 40 more adults for breakfast, or walked to school and received a free meal there.

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Homeless Shelter Already Approaching Maximum Capacity | Anchorage, Alaska | CBS 11 KTVA News Alaska

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — We may not like to think about it, but winter is right around the corner and that can present a deadly problem for Anchorage’s homeless. Officials are looking for ways to keep people safe and one of them is to make sure they have shelter. But in these last days of August, the shelter is already close to capacity.

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Hot Temperatures Threaten Homeless | Tulsa, Oklahoma | Tulsa World

TULSA, OKLAHOMA — With temperatures steadily topping 100 degrees, soup kitchens and shelters are taking extra steps to care for the homeless and hungry. Friday was Tulsa’s 11th straight day of triple-digit temperatures with a high of 112. Iron Gate recently purchased fans and umbrellas and installed misters in its garden for guests waiting to get inside to eat.

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Bad Economic Times Create Problems For Homeless Shelters | Whittier, California | Whittier Daily News

WHITTIER, CALIFORNIA — As the number of homeless grow because of tough economic times, homeless shelters throughout Los Angeles County also are struggling to stay open.
And some aren’t making it, such as the Salvation Army’s Whittier shelter on Pickering Avenue. It closed on April 30.
Others such as the Whittier Area First Day have reduced services. And while the East San Gabriel Valley area has no shelters, homeless services may get cut in the future.

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Homeless Agencies Becoming Homeless | Los Angeles, California | Poverty Insights

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — Talk in Los Angeles is about the homeless rescue mission shutting down their emergency shelter programs due to lack of public funding and delay in government payments. A total of 620 shelter beds would be eliminated, a significant setback in this country’s “homeless capitol” where there are 51,000 people who are homeless.

Sadly, the closing of homeless programs in this nation is becoming the norm.

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