Homeless

Patrick's third day at MSPCA’s Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston (Photo credit:  MSPCA Angell)

Lucky Pup Patrick Saved After Swallowing Rat Poison

Patrick is indeed one lucky pup after undergoing lifesaving medical care experts say was right in the nick of time.

03/17/2015

Gov. Charlie Baker (WBZ-TV)

Baker: I’ll Reduce Number Of Mass. Homeless Families

Efforts to catch families before they fall into homelessness would get a boost under a plan being pushed by Gov. Charlie Baker.

03/02/2015

Pine Street Inn outreach van (Photo credit Pine Street Inn Facebook)

Dangerous Cold Puts Boston’s Homeless At Risk

Brutally cold weather is forecast for Wednesday night in Boston, and that is increasing the concern for people who live on the streets.

01/07/2015

Cardinal Sean O'Malley holds a service for the homeless on Christmas Day at St. Francis House (WBZ)

Cardinal Sean O’Malley Holds Christmas Service At Homeless Shelter

Cardinal Sean O’Malley delivered a message of hope on Christmas Day to the homeless at St. Francis House in downtown Boston.

12/25/2014

Bag Lady, Hunger

Gov. Patrick Announces ‘Pay For Success’ Plan To Aid Homeless

A plan that calls for using charitable donations and private-sector investment to ease chronic homelessness in Massachusetts was unveiled Monday by Gov. Deval Patrick.

12/08/2014

(Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Patrick To Announce Plan For Reducing Mass. Homelessness

Massachusetts officials have their sights on a plan to use private-sector funding to help reduce the number of chronically homeless people in the state.

12/06/2014

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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