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Shanesha Taylor, Mom Who Left Kids In Hot Car, Speaks Out Taylor acknowledges that she made a big mistake, and said it was hard to…

Despite living at DC homeless shelter, high school senior earns full scholarship at Georgetown University Rashema Melson, an Anacostia High School senior has a 4.0 GPA and…

Sometimes pranks can be used for good. A self-proclaimed “magician prankster” named Rahat gave a homeless man that hangs around a shopping center near his home a “winning” lottery ticket that was worth $1000. “I’m going to give him this supposed lottery ticket, take him to the store and see how much money is won […]

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION WEEK June 20th – June 23rd Hosea Feed the Hungry looks forward to celebrating our volunteers and the countless hours of service that have been donated to our cause. If you haven’t had a chance to volunteer, we invite you to celebrate with us anyway! See the schedule of activities below for more details. YOUTH VOLUNTEER DAY- Wednesday, June […]

Lelia Boroughs, 84, wasn’t known to many. At least not outside her apartment building in San Francisco’s lower Pacific Heights. Her neighbors knew her well as an eclectic, kind soul who would offer to pick up their groceries and feed the homeless who squatted on the ledges outside her apartment. “She understands how hard it […]

A new study by the National Center on Family Homelessness reports that a growing number of children are homeless as result of America's economic downturn.

Homeless veterans are more likely to die on the streets than non-veterans, a new study revealed. Veterans who return from serving and fall straight into homelessness are 11 percentage points more likely to develop life-threatening diseases than non-veteran homeless people, the 100,000 Homeless Campaign concluded in a study published Tuesday. See also: Rep. Charles: Still […]

First lady Michelle Obama rolled up her sleeves to help renovate a house for homeless veterans last night on ABC’s two-hour season premiere of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The episode spotlighted Barbara Marshall, a U.S. Navy veteran, who opened up her home to serve homeless female veterans in N.C. “I hope lots of people will […]

From The New York Daily News In less than two weeks, some 50,000 city high school seniors will graduate. Few of them will have overcome as many obstacles as Orayne Williams. Abandoned by his family and living alone in a homeless shelter, the 18-year-old immigrant has not just endured, but excelled. With a 91 average […]