“It’s not so much that the economy is in a tailspin and more people are becoming homeless,” Straughan said. “Its that we are not able to get folks who are homeless housed as quickly.”
Donald Trump as the GOP candidate appealed to voters with fear, hate and ignorance, and violence was accepted by many.
The organization will use the funds from the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program to help homeless and imminently homeless veterans and their families.
MHAOK’s BetterBox Project raises community awareness about homelessness and offers housing assistance.
“We go to as many events as we can so people will know about us,” Smith said.
Chain Reaction Ministries refurbishes bicycles and offers dependable transportation to OKC’s homeless.
Homeless Alliance completes construction on a housing complex that will serve as one long-term solution to help end homelessness in OKC.
Rickey and Joella Bell Photo by Mark Hancock Bell and his wife, Joella, often find themselves living on the streets of Oklahoma City, but they don’t ask for pity. The 11-year vet knows the mistakes he has made and is working to right his wrongs. “We all put ourselves in these positions, and we have…
Marco Powell is a Curbside Chronicle vendor. Credit: Shannon Cornman It was an idea that Whitley O’Connor, executive director of The Curbside Chronicle and a self-proclaimed “social entrepreneur,” has seen benefit the destitute of many cities throughout the U.S. “It’s not a new idea, but we’ve put a new spin on it,” he said. O’Connor…
“The program takes advantage of existing assets, so very little new money is actually needed,” said Dan Straughan, executive director of Homeless Alliance. “The goal is to get them to a place where we can concentrate our resources.” More than 100 people volunteered in January to conduct surveys of the metro’s homeless population to identify…