Posts Tagged ‘ Homeless ’

Missing Detroit Teen Found At Homeless Shelter

January 20, 2015
Missing Detroit Teen Found At Homeless Shelter

DETROIT (WWJ) — A 19-year-old Detroit man who went missing Friday was found safe and sound. Police discovered Onajae Jones at a homeless shelter in the city on Monday. Jones walked away from his home near Schoolcraft and Greenfield. His mother, Shawna Lancaster, was especially worried because Jones suffered a head injury as a child, leaving him with [...]

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Homeless Man Continues Quest To Find Owner Of Diamond Ring

December 29, 2014
Homeless Man Continues Quest To Find Owner Of Diamond Ring

PONTIAC (CBS DETROIT) – Mike Secaur was given a diamond ring in early 2011. He’s still looking for the original owner. Secaur, who has been homeless for several years, was panhandling in Pontiac in February 2011 when a woman stopped her car and gave him a handful of change … Secaur soon realized that among the change [...]

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Homeless Shelter Locator App Launched

December 27, 2014
Homeless Shelter Locator App Launched

By Edward Cardenas SOUTHFIELD (CBS Detroit) – Amanda Holdsworth received an email nearly two years ago from a homeless woman that moved her emotionally, and led her to develop a special app. Holdsworth was taking an online, mobile marketing course through New York University and was working at Lutheran Social Services of Michigan when she received [...]

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Students Donate Time, Lunches, To Pack Hundreds Of Lunches For Homeless Vets

October 18, 2014
Students Donate Time, Lunches, To Pack Hundreds Of Lunches For Homeless Vets

By Edward Cardenas GROSSE POINTE WOODS (CBS Detroit) – Students from Grosse Pointe North worked late, and got up early, this week to pack hundreds of lunches for homeless veterans in Detroit, and those in need in Macomb County. Members of the school’s Interact Club, along with other members of the student body, assembled the [...]

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Kem brings homeless hope on riverfront

August 25, 2014

On Sunday, the riverfront grounds behind Detroit’s downtown post office drew thousands of fans and volunteers to Kem’s fourth Mack & Third benefit concert for homeless people in Detroit. freep

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Ann Arbor Homeless Find New Place To Live After Eviction

July 13, 2014
Ann Arbor Homeless Find New Place To Live After Eviction

ANN ARBOR (AP) – About a dozen people who lived in campsites along railroad tracks in an Ann Arbor park were forced to relocate after authorities used bulldozers to clear the sites, destroying some tents in the removal process. The Ann Arbor News reported that between 10 and 15 people were kicked out of Broadway Park [...]

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A few minutes with … a kid who helps the homeless

June 15, 2014

Jim Schaefer interviews a kid who helps the homeless. And it’s not just an occasional thing for this young man. freep

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Architectural Beauty In Detroit Now Housing Homeless In Window Sills

June 9, 2014
Architectural Beauty In Detroit Now Housing Homeless In Window Sills

DETROIT (WWJ) – It’s an unfortunate chapter in the storied history of the old Wayne County Building in Detroit. In an exclusive story by WWJ’s City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas, we find the building is now a bed and bath for some of the homeless in Detroit. Close to a dozen homeless people sleep in [...]

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Efforts Underway To Help Homeless Get Shelter During Winter Storm

January 5, 2014
Efforts Underway To Help Homeless Get Shelter During Winter Storm

DETROIT (WWJ) – There are efforts to get Detroit’s homeless off the streets during the snow storm moving into metro Detroit area over the next few days. With temperatures expected to be in the single digits Monday and Tuesday and the wind chill factor at 20 to 30 below zero the outdoor conditions could be [...]

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Detroit EMS, ambulance teams to aid homeless

January 4, 2014

With dangerous cold headed to Metro Detroit on Monday and Tuesday, CEMS ambulances and… Click On Detroit News

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