Posts Tagged ‘homeless’

Collin County Moms Combating Hunger by Delivering Farm Fresh Produce to Those in Need

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Three Collin County women are putting their green thumbs to work by growing fresh food for local food pantries and shelters.

McKinney’s Carissa Bleeker along with New Hope residents, Taylor Stone and Michelle McCarley, created farm-to-fork donation service, McKinney Roots

Local Food Truck Begins Initiative to Feed Homeless Kids

Posted by Heather Noel

The numbers Cynthia Nevels read were staggering. Nearly 4,000 homeless students in Dallas ISD.

Nevels ran across the figure in a February Dallas Morning News column. In it, Dallas ISD’s Mark Pierce said the district homeless count was probably …

Homeless, At-Risk Artists to Show in Stewpot Art Program Exhibit

Posted by Lance Murray

For 21 years, the Stewpot Art Program has been providing empowerment to homeless or at-risk people by exposing them to art.

On Sunday, artwork by the artists in the program will be on display to the public from 1:30 to …

Nuisance or Neighbor: Innovative Ways to Help the Homeless

Posted by Wayne Walker


Everyone has an opinion about the homeless community. Even different departments within the same city may differ on approaches to help or “handle” a …

The Human Impact

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg

Elisabeth Jordan and Elissa Romines, co-founders of The Human Impact, help homeless people in a remarkable and simple way. They don’t have a food pantry or run a shelter. They don’t collect cans and drop them off under a …

Turning a Block Into a Center of Creativity

Posted by Emily Heft

Deep in downtown Dallas, Encore Park is silent.

508 Park, a white marble building with black and gold accents, looms on the street’s edge, with shut windows and padlocked doors. Outside, 508 Amphitheater, with a polished-wood arc ceiling and a …