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Everyday Hero: Nine-year-old creates care packages for homeless

A nine-year-old’s quest to help the homeless started on a car ride. Mandy Sperando lives in Gibsonton. Mandy told us, she was with her brother Jax, when the pair noticed someone in need. “We were on our way to our grandparents,” Mandy said. “And, Jax saw some construction workers and thought they were homeless and it was like, ‘Dad, give them some money!’” Read more.

5 Ways to Help Homeless People

The number of homeless people in the U.S. remained steady last year, underscoring just how much work needs to be done to actually lower the number of people living on the streets. To help empower homeless people, and bring an end to homelessness, consider getting involved in the following advocacy initiatives. Read more. Continue reading →

Delivering Dignity

The mission of Lava Mae is  delivering dignity one shower at a time. The concept is very simple – Lava Mae uses old buses as on-wheel showers for people living in the streets. It is not only about fighting public health problems, it is about human rights and the sense of dignity and self worth. […] Continue reading →

Global Homeless Day

The 4th of May is a Global Homeless Day. Why do we need such a day? Because the global poverty continues to grow. It affects all countries in one way or another, so by drawing attention to the problems homeless and poor are suffering and giving homeless people a voice we can make a difference. […] Continue reading →

We Are All Homeless

An artist and professor  Willie Baronet has been buying and collecting homeless signs for the purpose of using them in art projects. However it turned out to be a much bigger project. These signs became catalysts for conversations about home, homelessness, compassion, and how we see and treat each other as humans. Read more about Willie […] Continue reading →