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Valpo men's homeless shelter seeks volunteers

Valpo men's homeless shelter seeks volunteers

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Men's Overnight Homeless Shelter Coalition has more clients than it can handle, and it needs more volunteers to handle the ones it does care for.

March 23, 2014 6:20 pm Photos

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With all our resources, no one should be homeless

One million are homeless, 100,000 of them are children.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
Gary celebrates new building for the homeless

Gary celebrates new building for the homeless

With a gently winding foyer staircase, sunlight streaming through windows and hardwood style floors underfoot, a new residential facility designed to serve the homeless feels more like a college dorm.

February 02, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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Enumerating the stories of region homelessness

Enumerating the stories of region homelessness

For Glen Ellis, it's a felony drug conviction and subsequent release from prison.

January 29, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Dayspring expands services for homeless women

VALPARAISO | When the Dayspring Center for homeless women opened its doors in October 2012, organizers expected to serve about two dozen women.

December 29, 2013 5:37 pm
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December 15, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Poverty surrounds you; how will you respond?

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Poverty surrounds you; how will you respond?

Today is the last day of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (Nov. 18-24). But we all know both hunger and homelessness will continue to confront us day after day after day. It's not going away just because the week dedicated to awareness has ended.

November 24, 2013 12:00 am
Video highlights plight of Porter County's homeless youth

Video highlights plight of Porter County's homeless youth

VALPARAISO | Joey Furdeck learned first-hand about the harsh reality of homeless children in Porter County after volunteering his time with Housing Opportunities.

November 09, 2013 8:15 pm Video

Portage commission contributes to two local initiatives, skips regional contribution

PORTAGE | The Portage Redevelopment Commission on Friday approved contributing to two local groups to fight substance abuse and homelessness.

September 06, 2013 2:33 pm

Portage schools work to help students who are homeless

PORTAGE | Nearly 2 percent of Portage Township Schools students are homeless, according to a report filed with the Indiana Department of Education by the district.

August 24, 2013 6:00 pm

Center Township chips in for homelessness position

VALPARAISO | The Center Township Board voted to contribute $5,000 a year for two years to the county effort to end homelessness, but might not be able to give Valparaiso Schools $700 for a month of drug testing.

August 21, 2013 6:00 pm

County contributes $20,000 to effort to end homelessness

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners approved contributing $10,000 in local income tax money during each of the next two years to hire a part-time person to implement a 10-year plan to help end homelessness locally.

August 12, 2013 12:00 am
Towle Theater offers gritty, heartwarming urban musical

Towle Theater offers gritty, heartwarming urban musical

HAMMOND | More than 12 years ago the creative staff at Towle Theater first heard the incredible music for the musical "Brooklyn."

July 07, 2013 12:00 am
Walkers in Gary raise money to help women and children

Walkers in Gary raise money to help women and children

GARY | More than 300 people took steps Saturday to end homelessness at the 14th annual Sojourner Truth House Walk 2013 at Froebel Alumni Park.

June 08, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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Construction under way on Gary homeless housing project

Construction under way on Gary homeless housing project

GARY | Construction of a 60-unit, two-story development to house the homeless is under way in Gary.

March 26, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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'I feel I have to give back'

'I feel I have to give back'

Volunteers huddled in teams, stuffing surveys and sharpened pencils into their backpacks. They grabbed a last cup of hot coffee, and headed out into the cold Tuesday night for Chicago's point-in-time homeless count.

January 25, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: For the homeless, hunger is no game

YOUNG VOICES: For the homeless, hunger is no game

I'm not too proud to beg! Actually, I realized I am, which is why I spent most of last Friday hungry. I got to have the unique experience of walking a mile in someone else’s shoes as a participant in a homelessness awareness sleepout.

November 19, 2012 12:00 am
Homelessness 'serious issue in Porter County'

Homelessness 'serious issue in Porter County'

VALPARAISO | More than 360 people are homeless in Porter County, and 148 of them are children.

October 29, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

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Point. Click. Give! Introducing Porter County GIVE Day Nov. 8

PORTER COUNTY | Your gift to 17 local nonprofits is matched on Nov. 8 only.

October 16, 2012 10:55 am
Woman feels call to minister to those in need

Woman feels call to minister to those in need

BURNS HARBOR  | It's taken Jenny Bettenhausen a while to find her calling in life.

September 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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