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Arlington Life Shelter

Bitter Cold Has North Texas Shelter Exceeding Capacity

As temperatures fall, demand at the Arlington Life Shelter rises. The shelter is quickly running out of resources to meet demand. As it stands, the shelter is exceeding its capacity of 85 people.

CBS 11–02/10/2014

Homeless people line up outside the Union Gospel Mission in Fort Worth. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Protests Don’t Prevent Expansion Of City Homeless Shelter

Despite protests, the Fort Worth City Council is allowing a homeless shelter to expand. Some residents and business owners are frustrated, saying they feel as if they’re baring the brunt of housing the city’s homeless population.

CBSDFW.COM–12/17/2013

(credit: Austin Street Center)

Local Non-Profit Encouraging ‘Christmas in July’ Giving

A North Texas homeless shelter wants to get the word out that charitable giving is needed after the holidays. Non-profits workers say there’s always an uptick in charitable giving during November and December, then contributions fall almost flat after December 31.

07/25/2012

City Council Tables Homeless Center Proposal

The Plano council opted to put off a decision on whether to designate 700-thousand dollars in federal grants to pay for a large transitional housing complex for the homeless. 

08/10/2010