Homelessness

Commentaries
7:00 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Under the Surface of Homelessness

Elaine King
WHQR

Fresh Voices on Air commentator Elaine King explains why homelessness is such a complex issue.   

Elaine King is a senior at Hoggard 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 UNC Chapel Hill in the fall.

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Local
6:06 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Local Shelter Feeds Over 400

Credit goodshepherdwilmington.org

A Wilmington homeless shelter has partnered with the international charity Feed the Children to provide boxes of food and other items to needy families.  Good Shepherd Center supplied the more than 400 boxes Thursday afternoon.  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.  She says the number one issue facing the homeless is affordable housing.

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Local
1:09 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Homelessness Down across Region

By User:Nyttend [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Each year, the Tri-County Homeless Interagency Council tracks the number of homeless living in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties. 

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Local
5:04 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

Stand Down Helps Homeless Veterans

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. 

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