Homeless

A Dorchester homeless shelter got a surprise makeover. (WBZ-TV)

Homeless Shelter In Dorchester Gets Surprise Makeover

Bassett Furniture delivered a truck full of new couches, chairs and other items to Dorchester ReVision Family Home on Thursday.

07/17/2014

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Bridge Over Troubled Waters – Helping Boston Youth

May 24, 2014 In 1970, a small organization called Bridge Over Troubled Waters was started in the city of Boston. Their mission was to offer free and confidential services to homeless young people on our […]

WBZ-TV–05/22/2014

Adolfo of Toucher & Rich. (Photo by Justin Opiechowski)

Toucher & Rich: Adolfo Panhandles Outside Of Fenway Park

World Series ticket prices were selling for record prices, so there was a different breed of Red Sox fans in attendance. That is, people with a ton of money. Adolfo took to the streets and panhandled to see how much money he could get.

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/01/2013

Birthday Party

Local Group Brings Birthday Parties To Homeless Children

Birthday Wishes is a non-profit organization that provides birthday parties for homeless children.

11/30/2012

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Four Families Left Homeless After Lawrence Fire

Four families are left homeless following a fire in a wood frame house in Lawrence.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/17/2012

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A Woman’s Biggest Fear Is That She’ll Be Penniless And Homeless

Women need to put retirement planning at the top of their goal list, for more reasons than one.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/08/2012

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Pair Accused Of Tying Girl Up With Jump Rope In Northampton

Two homeless people are accused in an attack on a 9-year-old Massachusetts girl that prosecutors say included tying her jump rope around her neck and a tree so she was forced to stand on tiptoe.

07/20/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

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.

07/11/2012

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Concern Over Number Of Out-Of-Town Homeless People At Quincy Shelter

As homeless shelters see more people walking through their doors, there’s some concern about who should be taking care of them.

04/11/2012

Scott Lubofsky made an album to raise money for the homeless.

Cape Cod Boy Makes CD To Help Benefit The Homeless

A ten-year-old boy from Cape Cod has just recently released a CD with two tracks that he had produced with his dad. The money he raises from sales will go to charity.

01/24/2012

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