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Washington D.C.'s Main Homeless Shelter Is Over Croweded
Why is the city's main homeless shelter over crowded this year? With some much help being provided by the President's social agenda it is amazing that so many people are living in homeless shelters
 

Washington State Awards $65 Million For Low-Income Households
The Washington State Department of Commerce gave the funds for forty-nine affordable housing projects. The projects will be built in twenty-three counties throughout the state. The projects are going to build over two thousand units of affordable housing. It will also generate almost three thousand jobs
 

Washington, N.J., Approves Cash Instead Of Building New Low-Income Housing
Borough officials plan to use $700,000 for rehabilitating the existing low-income housing and designate the remaining $300,000 for the recreation department. The mayor said it was a win-win
 

Wegmans Donates $1.38 million For East Coast Food Banks
Wegmans stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and the Greater Rochester area raised nearly $1.38 million for food banks. Almost $668,000 was raised for Foodlink by Wegman's 2012 Fall checkout campaign
 

Who Helps The Helpers?
The Nonprofit Finance Fund, offers funds to nonprofit agencies throughout the United States. Government budgets are not always able to help soup kitchens and homeless shelters, so this type of extra financial help is really needed.
 

Why Did Local Leaders Sleep On The Sidewalk?
A local homeless shelter in New Orleans, Covenant House, sponsored a “Sleep Out” event where forty of the city's leaders spent the night sleeping on the sidewalks to express their sympathy about the condition of homelessness
 

Wichita's Warming Souls Winter Shelter Has Opened
The shelter will be open from 6 pm to 7 am and serves a warm dinner and light breakfast for its clients. Men and women are housed in separate shelters. Over 500 individuals were given shelter last year.
 

Williston School To Be Remodelled Into Low-Income Senior Apartments
Officials in Williston have approved a project for turning the historic school building into senior affordable housing. A grant for $10.6 million has received local, state and federal funding
 

Winn-Dixie Hunger Relief Program Will Be Launched This Holiday Season
Bay Area Food Bank is partnering with Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. to raise funds for the local Feeding America-affiliated food banks, which includes the Bay Area Food Bank. The grocery store is asking their customers to donate at the registers.
 

Winter Increases The Need For More Homeless Shelters
Albuquerque, New Mexico, reports there will be thousands of homeless people who will need shelter this winter. Unfortunately, many will be turned away because there are not enough shelters. There are no shelters in Albuquerque accept pets.
 

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