Homelessness http://whqr.org en Newly-Launched Program Provides Post-Surgery Medical Care for the Homeless http://whqr.org/post/newly-launched-program-provides-post-surgery-medical-care-homeless <div><p></p><p>A new local program is providing the homeless with shelter while they heal from surgeries. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:40:01 +0000 Isabelle Shepherd 58606 at http://whqr.org Newly-Launched Program Provides Post-Surgery Medical Care for the Homeless Under the Surface of Homelessness http://whqr.org/post/under-surface-homelessness <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fresh Voices on Air commentator Elaine King explains why homelessness is such a complex issue. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Elaine King is a senior at </span>Hoggard<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> High School where she is a member of the National Honors Society, President of Beta Club, and Activities Coordinator for EC Buddies. Her favorite non-profit organization to volunteer with is the "Tuesday Night Feeding Ministry". She will be attending </span>UNC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Chapel Hill in the fall.</span></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Elaine King 55995 at http://whqr.org Under the Surface of Homelessness Local Shelter Feeds Over 400 http://whqr.org/post/local-shelter-feeds-over-400 <p>A Wilmington homeless shelter has partnered with the international charity Feed the Children to provide boxes of food and other items to needy families.&nbsp; Good Shepherd Center supplied the more than 400 boxes Thursday afternoon.&nbsp; The group’s Associate Development Director Logan White says they’ve seen an influx of people in the past few days because of the cold weather.&nbsp; She says the number one issue facing the homeless is affordable housing.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 23:06:41 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 30642 at http://whqr.org Local Shelter Feeds Over 400 Homelessness Down across Region http://whqr.org/post/homelessness-down-across-region <p>Each year, the Tri-County Homeless Interagency Council tracks the number of homeless living in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 18:09:35 +0000 Sara Wood 12453 at http://whqr.org Homelessness Down across Region Stand Down Helps Homeless Veterans http://whqr.org/post/stand-down-helps-homeless-veterans <p>A Stand Down refers to a safe place for exhausted combat units to rest and recover away from the battlefield during wartime. Here at home, Stand Downs are also known as community events connecting homeless veterans to services and supplies they don't have.</p> Fri, 03 Feb 2012 22:04:56 +0000 Sara Wood 11025 at http://whqr.org Stand Down Helps Homeless Veterans