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Asking a few questions, building solutions: City, police remove trash pile near homeless camp – WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports


Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say homeless people who are living under the Truman Parkway have been piling up trash for at least five years — and it started to become a health hazard. While there is no question that this was … Continue reading

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Announcement: A series on homeless living in a shelter, please follow: Faces of Homelessness: A Night at the Shelter – Burke, VA Patch


This series (from Fairfax, VA) seems worth following! We need to understand the shelter system & match our (Savannah’s) approaches to those of others & do a gap analysis! More is coming with models we’ve found that take the shelter … Continue reading

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Future of #socent – Tweet from: @davos


We all know Davos right? Well this interview, done thru their sponsorship, showed up on Twitter this morning. So in my usual “get it to you now!” approach, here it is!! Twitter ROCKS! That’s a story for another day (What … Continue reading

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What is stopping us from ending homelessness? – Tweet from: @Ntl_Homeless


Wow – this question needs addressing, BIG TIME! They say or ask if it’s FEAR! I have a few other ideas though! What are your ideas & thoughts? We should think locally here too you know! We’ll be developing some … Continue reading

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Canada has 1st National Forum on Women + Children Homelessness – Tweet from: @VortexVisual


When is or was the US forum – will let you know later after we research it. But it sounds like Canada takes action to bring people together on this issue. It’s here in the US too! We’ll be reporting … Continue reading

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Easter Angels in Forsyth Park, 4/24/11 – WSAV comes out to the event!


WSAV came out to Forsyth Park Easter Sunday afternoon in response to their Twitter invitation to the event! @MeredithLeyWSAV @WSAV come to Forsyth @ 12:30 4 Angels at work, then back @ 5:30 to see the Rersurrection Dance-same place – … Continue reading

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@MassGovernor prevents homelessness – Tweet from: @FlickReynolds


From: @FlickReynolds Sent: Apr 22, 2011 19:43 RT @AlbqBonita: RT @JohnFMoore: Good job @MassGovernor Preventing homelessness before it starts http://me.lt/0i73I sent via Tweetings On Twitter: RT @AlbqBonita: RT @JohnFMoore: Good job @MassGovernor Preventing homelessness before it starts http://me.lt/0i73I — Felicity Reynolds … Continue reading

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Evite: Homeless Memorial Service, Savannah, GA 12/21/10 – Salvation Army, 6pm


Homeless Memorial Service Event, 12/21/10, 6pm, The Salvation Army, Bee Road, Savannah, GA View the event invitation for the Savannah Homeless Memorial Service online here.

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“No Wrong Door for Help”:Union Mission starting new counseling program for Savannah’s homeless | savannahnow.com


Union Mission starting new counseling program for Savannah’s homeless Center to help homeless behavioral health problems This is a much needed program – we see the effects of addictions & mental health issues all the time in the homeless community … Continue reading

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Discuss Homelessness in Savannah – using a 360 degree view: Downtown Neighborhood Association Meeting, November 9


DNA’s Quarterly Meeting – Everybody’s welcome! And that means EVERYBODY! Put Tuesday, November 9, 6pm for registration, event starting at 6:45pm at the Visitor Center on MLK, free parking at the Visitor Center – meeting in the History Museum! This … Continue reading

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