Kovash spent part of his time homeless while growing up. He was legally emancipated from his family as a teenager.
The 2017 Point-in-Time study showed that 118 families in Oklahoma City have no permanent place of residence.
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.
“If we aren’t willing to confront that we have suffering right under our noses, we are doing a huge disservice to our fellow citizens,” Mélon said.
Captain America is traveling across the country, raising money for veterans, and recently visited Oklahoma City.
Ask anyone and they’ll name intersections where panhandlers stand in Oklahoma City.
Straughan started The Homeless Alliance 11 years ago and said he has seen the community become more collaborative in its effort to end homelessness in recent years.
He put down his cup of coffee, looked me in the eye, and asked, “Wait. Do you mean literal sidewalks?” I did mean literal sidewalks. It was the Thursday of Holy Week, so I wore my pastor’s collar, something not ordinarily required by our Presbyterian tradition. This group gathered for coffee and to discuss race-related…
Local animal companions eat for free with the Pet Food Pantry of OKC.