Dealing with the cold and ice can be difficult when you live in a house or apartment. The situation has even more chance of turning deadly for the thousands of North Texans who are homeless.
Call it a “graduation to life.” On Friday 35 residents of a Dallas homeless shelter celebrated a launch to self-sufficiency. The New Life Recovery Program is helping people change their lives…one choice at a time.
Collin County has seen some of the most spectacular economic growth in North Texas, but the affluence in Frisco is not universal as many believe.
Prompted by the attacks of deranged gunmen on a schoolhouse in Connecticut and a movie theater in Colorado, state lawmakers are rushing to plug holes in the system.
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.”
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.
The winner of the new New Years Day Bowl Game in Dallas’ Fair Park didn’t score a touchdown or intercept a pass Tuesday.
They rode into the front entrance of the Dallas Omni Hotel in luxury coach buses and when they got out, hundreds of volunteers and a red carpeted awaited them.
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.
The eviction notice came last week. “I mean, it floored me,” said Joshua Gravens, 26.
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.
According to statistics, about one out of five homeless Americans are military veterans. NewsRadio 1080 KRLD spoke with one veteran who now lives at a shelter in downtown Dallas.