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A table is set up in Cass Park with some winter supplies for those in need. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Table Of Compassion Helps Those In Dire Need In Freezing Temps

Help Saturday for people who are homeless and less fortunate in Detroit from Project Help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2014

A homeless person bundled under a blanket in a doorway in Detroit. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Warming Shelters In Detroit, Highland Park, Royal Oak, And Ferndale

One more day for this wind chill advisory in metro Detroit with frigid temperatures and wind chill factors well below zero.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2014

(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Efforts Underway To Help Homeless Get Shelter During Winter Storm

With temperatures expected at record lows – there’s an effort underway to help get the homeless into shelters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2014

Teens spend the night outside in below freezing temperatures to raise awareness of homelessness. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Teens Sleep Outside In Freezing Temps To Raise Awareness Of Homeless

A group of teenagers got a first-hand look at what it’s like to spend the night without electricity, or even a roof over their heads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/27/2013

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Woman Gets Time In Federal Prison For Stealing Homeless Aid

An Oakland County woman who admitted to stealing $380,000 from a program for the homeless has been sentenced to 32 months in federal prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

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Officials Ask Homeless To Leave Camp Near Freeway

“Frankly it’s a safety issue and obviously a public health issue as well.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2013

WWJ's Beth Fisher and Envoy Terry Gaster ringing the bell as part of the Red Kettle Campaign. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Shorter Season, Greater Need As Red Kettle Campaign Rings For Salvation Army

The goal for the campaign in southeast Michigan is $8.75 million … which funds Salvation Army programs all year long.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2013

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Debra Bower: A Difference Maker In The Community

She’s founder of “Sunshine’s Always Brighter With A 2nd Chance,” a transitional home for homeless women and their children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2013

(credit: Neighborhood Services Organization)

Iconic Michigan Bell Building Rededicated As Center For Homeless

What was once an abandoned building contributing to urban blight is now part of a resurging neighborhood on Detroit’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013

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Men Who Fought Panhandling Law Each Get $6,500

Two men who successfully fought the state’s panhandling law after being arrested in Grand Rapids in 2011 will each get $6,500 as part of a $48,000 settlement with the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

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