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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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Fairhope Family Collecting Blankets For Homeless | Fairhope , Alabama | WKRG News 5

FAIRHOPE, ALABAMA — Another cold night means another struggle for people living on the streets trying to stay warm. But one family in Fairhope is trying to help. Selena Powell and her 13-year-old son, Blayze, are collecting blankets, toiletries and winter gear.

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Girl Collects Blankets For Homeless At Her Birthday Party | Dallas , Texas | WFAA Dallas

DALLAS, TEXAS — “I had a birthday party at Sleep Experts, and most of my friends came — especially my friends that are in Girl Scouts,” she said. “We brought a little over 50 blankets.” It’s a great idea from a girl whose Scout troop decided to collect and give to the Share the Warmth Blanket Drive. It’s a way to make sure the homeless have a warm blanket as we move into the winter months.

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Homeless Veterans Have A New Home | Grand Junction , Colorado | KJCT8

GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO — Rodger Holmes is one of 15 veterans that will be moving into St. Martin Place on Friday. “For about a year I have been homeless,” Holmes said. “And it’s been an experience which I would not trade for anything because I’ve learned so much about myself and about life.”

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Fox Valley Hunger, Homelessness On The Rise | Appleton , Wisconsin | Post Crescent

APPLETON, WISCONSIN — “For the past several years, the Emergency Shelter has seen a dramatic increase in demand for services,” Lashock said. “Typically, the largest increase in need occurs during the summer months, beginning around May, oftentimes carrying a waiting list throughout the summer, with demand slightly declining during the winter months. However, this year, the Emergency Shelter has not seen the demand decreasing in the fall.”

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First Winter Shelter Opens As Homeless Crisis Worsens | Providence, Texas | Cranston Patch

PROVIDENCE, TEXAS — The first winter shelter of the year opened in Providence today. Advocates for the homeless said this year, the bad economy has more families seeking shelter, eight people have died on the street and there is a deficit of 273 shelter spaces.

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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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