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To help people experiencing homelessness Central Pennsylvanian artists unite for Joy to the Burg
Central Pennsylvania artists are back with an all-new collection of Christmas music for the 4th annual Joy to the Burg. This album project aims to help a portion of the over 14,000 people experiencing homelessness within the state.
Nearly 3,000 Allegheny County students are known to lack homes. A nonprofit says there are far more.
A small percentage of students are living on the streets, while nearly 30% are in shelters.
Single women with children struggle with poverty, here’s what can help change their circumstances
Christina Duncan, Executive Director at Milagro House and Stacie Blake, CEO of the YWCA Lancaster joined us on Tuesday’s Smart Talk to discuss the factors that are keeping women in these circumstances, resolutions to get them out of those circumstances, and an upcoming Milagro House event that addresses these issues.
Work on Reading women’s shelter begins
The project costs more than originally projected due to increased construction prices but local government is pitching in.
A physical activity study increases mental health of women experiencing homelessness
Tonya Miller, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Harrisburg University, who conducted the study, worked with Harrisburg University students and local shelters to educate homeless women on their physical activity and in turn, shift their mindset to achieve an overall sense of well-being.
Homeless vets housing project in Harrisburg takes title to land, plans for capital campaign
Organizers of a tiny homes project designed to help homeless veterans have taken title to the donated ground for their project.
For some people living with food insecurity, a meal is the first step toward getting help
Food outreach advocates say additional resources are needed.