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$1.6 Million In Federal Funds To Fight Homelessness Among Michigan Veterans

The federal government is allocating $1.6 million to reduce homelessness among military veterans in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2015

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NOAH Project Serves Up Bag Lunches With A Side Of Social Resources For Detroit Homeless

Program Director, Amy Brown, MSW, at NOAH (Networking Organizing Advocating for the Homeless) describes the project. Area homeless get a bag lunch and social support services.

04/14/2015

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Homeless Express Their Creativity With Art And Soul In Detroit

Since 2008, Art and Soul in Detroit has been helping area homeless people express themselves and build self confidence through art. Susan Greenhalgh is the coordinator of the program. She shares the story of how Art and Soul Detroit impacts its students’ lives.

04/13/2015

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Man, Teen Plead Guilty In Fatal Beating Of Homeless Flint Veteran

Two people have pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and torture in the slaying of a 57-year-old homeless veteran in Flint two years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2015

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Detroit Nonprofit Hires Homeless To Make Sleeping Bag-Coats

The 25-year-old said the coat could help the city’s sizable homeless population during the brutal winters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2015

Abe Hagenston who collects spare change in Detroit has created a website spanging.com with the hope of connecting homeless people with odd jobs and collecting money to be given away. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Meet Detroit’s Homeless Web Designer, Job Matchmaker

Abe Hagenston has set up on the Woodward overpass near 8 Mile, touting a web site, Spanging.com.

03/16/2015

Brittney Shoeholtz  is excited about her new apartment in Detroit. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Former Detroit ‘Tent City’ Residents Placed In New Homes

“It’s the first time I’ve ever had my own place…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2015

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Conviction Tossed In Case Of Man Who Acted As His Own Lawyer

Jimmy Aldaoud admitted taking tools from a Ferndale garage in 2012 but claimed it was a misdemeanor, not a felony.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2015

A man rides his bike past empty housing lots on September 5, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit is struggling with over 78,000 abandoned homes across 140 square miles and 16% unemployment; in July, the city declared bankruptcy.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Council Passes Resolution To Tackle Issue Of Homelessness With Innovation

… part of the plan is to move the homeless into some of the city’s rehabbed abandoned homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2015

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Warming Centers Open To Give Relief To Detroit’s Homeless

The city partnered with Cass Community Social Services, Operation Get Down and Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries, which will stay open until March 31st.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2015

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