Monthly Archives: May 2013

Looking at a new model for Housing the Homeless in Savannah (with a focus from the faith community equal to the Moore OK response)! | Larry Rice Offers Land to St. Louis County for Homeless Shelter « CBS St. Louis


We’re pretty sure this isn’t the first example of the faith community engaging with a government to fulfill its desires to move ahead on some stalled plans (for building new shelters) for housing the homeless, but it serves as a … Continue reading

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New options are available, however we MUST ask: Will we make the 2015 “deadline” (goal) to end veterans & chronic homelessness. women too, in Savannah? | HUD & VA TEAM UP TO PROVIDE PERMANENT HOMES TO 9,000 HOMELESS VETS | RealEstateRama


Ominous question isn’t it? Answer is – YES, we CAN, IF… (read below to see a new approach to housing – beyond container housing models… – our next step in Housing First) Yes, President Obama, through his USICH & Opening … Continue reading

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Interfaith efforts CAN work, will they here in Savannah? | How HPRP stayed alive & well in Olympia WA (under a volunteer based program) | SideWalk Homeless Advocacy And Support Serves Olympia | ThurstonTalk


A program that started out using HPRP funding (from the feds [HUD et al] which has since gone by the wayside under that terminology) is still running. It started with a deep partnership with their local Interfaith Works (they have … Continue reading

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Who do you write like?


One of our Facebook friends posted a link today to a website which analyzes an author’s writing sample & tells them who they write like! So, I tried it on this piece of hence unpublished writing that sits in a … Continue reading

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Seeking support for attending the NAEH 2013 Conference, July 22-24, Washington, DC


We’re trying to put together an entire trip to the conference of the 2013 National Alliance to End Homelessness! Travel & accommodations can take several forms – train, plane, bus or car! Depending on which approach donors can support with funds, donations … Continue reading

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Another Parking Meter donation approach surfaces, with follow-up to a panhandling epidemic, but we ask where should the funds raised be deployed? | Ending homelessness in San Luis Obispo | KSBY.com | San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Paso Robles


Originally posted on Housing First for Savannah's Chronic Homeless:
Using old parking meters for collecting donations to defer money given to panhandlers to social services is not new. Many communities have taken this approach, with some being very successful…

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Some more on Social Justice | We need this dialog | It’s NOT Socialism | Is Social Justice a Codeword?


Yes, we need this dialog, even if it’s brought to our attention by an advocate for the progressive church! Can we afford as Christians to ignore this call (another one) for “The Just Church”? A quote from the article to … Continue reading

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