Hungry Homeless Man Shares Food, So Should We

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Hunger in America is real, devastating and suffered by millions—many with jobs. We must emulate those who share the little they have and do much better.

A Dad Gets a New Perspective on Family When He Talks to a Teen Who Deeply Wants One

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Dad Rich Valenza founded an organization to help find homes for foster kids. One day he met a 15 year old who made him feel needed more than ever, a boy who still needs the home of his dreams.

Homework From a Homeless Man

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I’d been teaching all day, but when I met Walt I realized I had quite a bit to learn.

America Can’t Call Itself Truly Patriotic When Thousands of Veterans Remain Homeless

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For a country that prides itself on its patriotism, we do a terrible job taking care of the individuals that have fought in our wars.

#RethinkHomelessness Gives Details We Never Knew

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#RethinkHomelessness takes a moment to ask and truly listen to people in their community. We never know what we’ll learn.

Going the Distance: Every Runner has a Reason

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Ronnie Goodman may well be San Francisco’s most unexpected half-marathoner.

Act of Kindness by 3 German Students Surprise Homeless Man

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Grace, Empathy and kindness Make our Day

People On The Move: What To Do About All The Homeless People?

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A travel experience caused Dr. Jed Diamond to reflect on the staggering amount of refugees and displaced persons in our world today.

Why are These Guys Giving $100 To Homeless People?

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The short answer is because they can and want to. The long answer is in the faces of everyone whose lives they touch.

The Importance of Appearances: Man Dresses as Homeless Man to Prove Nobody Would Help Him (Video)

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It’s no secret that people become desensitized to homelessness and poverty, but one social experiment shows just how easy it can be to block out those in need.

What Happens When This Samaritan Gives This Homeless Man 1,000 Dollars

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Michael Amity suggests that when one dream comes true, we all win.

In Just 100 Days DC Finds Homes for More Than 200 Homeless Veterans

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Galvanized by the injustice of a veteran risking his life for his country only to later find himself without a home, Veterans NOW has developed to end veteran homelessness in Washington DC by the end of 2015.

MAP: How Cold Does it Need to Get Before Your City Opens Winter Shelters for the Homeless?

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Winter cold snaps—an inconvenience for most—are an existential threat to people with no shelter.

The Bone-Chilling, Heart-Wrenching Process of Counting the Nation’s Homeless

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It was 1 a.m., three hours since I’d last felt my toes, and the four of us stood over a man who may have been dead …

Why Poverty is a Much Bigger Problem than the Government Thinks

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A new study suggests the problem is worse than the official numbers say. Chances are that you probably know someone who’s poor.