Posts Tagged ‘ Homeless ’

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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Detroit memorial service remembers the homeless

December 21, 2013
Detroit memorial service remembers the homeless

— On the longest night of the year, people from various Metro Detroit service organizations met Friday at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul to light candles in remembrance of homeless individuals who died during the past year. Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Officials Ask Homeless To Leave Camp Near Freeway

December 12, 2013
Officials Ask Homeless To Leave Camp Near Freeway

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) – Police in Battle Creek have warned eight homeless people camping near an interstate interchange that they must leave by Saturday. The warning follows a letter from the Michigan Department of Transportation asking for eviction, the Battle Creek Enquirer reported. Local officials have been trying to arrange housing and the state [...]

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Time-Lapse Video Of Homeless Veteran’s Makeover Goes Viral

November 10, 2013
Time-Lapse Video Of Homeless Veteran’s Makeover Goes Viral

DETROIT (WWJ) – A video chronicling the makeover of a Michigan homeless veteran has received millions of views online. The nearly three-minute time-lapse video featuring Jim Wolf of Grand Rapids had received more than 5 million clicks on YouTube over the weekend. The video, which has about 25,000 likes and 700 dislikes — shows stylist [...]

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Homebuilder gives to Grand Rapids homeless shelter

October 5, 2013

Walker — A homebuilder was so inspired by a sermon that he is donating profits from a house he is building in Walker to a Grand Rapids shelter for battered and homeless women. Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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