As homelessness in OKC increases, local organizations struggle to find suitable housing.
A wrapping paper initiative for The Curbside Chronicle gets a boost from Wayne Coyne.
A program gives residents affected by homelessness an outlet through art.
En Root had to lobby the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering to get approval for their mobile barbershop.
The 2017 Point-in-Time study showed that 118 families in Oklahoma City have no permanent place of residence.
“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.