It was a night spent bundled up in blankets, cramped together on cardboard, and sleeping outside in the cold. That’s what more than one hundred 7th and 8th grade students from All Saints Episcopal School did for a project called “Project Empathy.”
On any given night, there are about 1,000 homeless youth on the streets of Dallas. But a shelter in Oak Cliff is aiming to help them get back on track.
In just a few weeks census workers will fan out across North Texas to count the number of homeless in the area. To accomplish the task professionals and volunteers are put together.
Homeless advocates plan a National Homeless Memorial Day recognition for a 41-year-old man fatally injured when the garbage bin in which he was sleeping was emptied into a compactor.
A man thought to be in his mid-40s was critically injured Wednesday morning after getting crushed inside a trash truck.
A North Texas youth pastor will live as a homeless person for the next 30 days as part of a quest to find answers about the human spirit.
Hundreds of thousands of people have seen surveillance video of Dallas Police Officer Billy Taylor, which was captured as he was attacked by a man believed to be high on drugs.
A Dallas Police officer is recovering from serious injuries, after he was attacked by a man suspected of being on a drug-induced rampage.
North Texas military veterans who may be down on their luck have a new helpline. It’s the Veterans Resource Center, just south of the VA Hospital in Dallas’ East Oak Cliff area.
Staying cool and hydrated is difficult during this North Texas heat wave, but imagine trying to keep yourself safe if you’re homeless. To help those less fortunate Salvation Army volunteers have been spending afternoons handing out hundreds of cups of cold water.
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.
For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.