Tag Archives: homelessness

Volunteers conduct surveys at the Homeless Alliance Day Shelter in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Annual homeless survey shapes city, nonprofit response and federal aid

Annual homeless survey shapes city, nonprofit response and federal aid

“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.”

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Letters to the Editor: Dec. 21, 2017

Donald Trump as the GOP candidate appealed to voters with fear, hate and ignorance, and violence was accepted by many.

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Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma receives grant to help veterans

The organization will use the funds from the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program to help homeless and imminently homeless veterans and their families.

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Mental Health Association Oklahoma collects needed items for homeless

MHAOK’s BetterBox Project raises community awareness about homelessness and offers housing assistance.

Word on the street

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

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