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Driven to Assist Season of Service by Larry H Miller....
Elizabeth Weiler and Waverly Golden

Companies around Utah offer free Thanksgiving meals and more

The Miller Foundation, Crossroads Urban Center, and Ken Garff are all offering Thanksgiving meals and other services for Thanksgiving.
2 months ago
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...
Mark Jackson

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Memphis NAACP pair to help mothers

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Memphis NAACP are partnering to launch "MyBaby4Me" to help new and expecting mothers.
2 months ago
homeless beds...
Chris Jacobs

Lack of overflow beds may lead to pressure on existing homeless shelters

Across the city, homeless shelters are expected to have a shortage of overflow beds as temperatures drop. Shelters are not yet at capacity though.
3 months ago
A story in a Wyoming newspaper recently reported how homeless people in Jackson were being sent on ...
Jessica Lowell

Wyoming police say homeless people aren’t being forcibly sent to SLC on buses

Despite a recent story in a newspaper, Wyoming police say they don't have the authority to bus homeless people to Salt Lake City, or any other location for that matter.
3 months ago
Teen Centers...
Elizabeth Weiler

Utah philanthropists discuss resources for teens experiencing homelessness

Utah's philanthropists have worked together for teens experiencing homelessness to create resources throughout the community.
3 months ago
Christmas Box...
Elizabeth Weiler

Christmas Box Charity calls on Utah’s communities

SALT LAKE CITY — One charity, Christmas Box International, provides Christmas for about 2,500 at-risk children. This year, they are calling on Utahns to help. “Safety isn’t seasonal,” said Richard Paul Evans, founder and chair of The Christmas Box International in a press release. “We serve children 365 days a year and need to make […]
3 months ago
Rendering of tiny home salt lake village...
Adam Small

City Council votes to advance tiny-home village on Salt Lake City’s west side

A new tiny home village, built by the Other Side Acadamey, will house roughly 400 to 450 people on Salt Lake City's west side.
3 months ago
Utah airbnb rentals rising interest rates affecting millennial home buyers...
Mark Jones

Eviction filings on the rise in Utah, compared to this time last year

The Rental Housing Association of Utah says eviction filings in Utah saw a 46% increase in the first six months of this year as compared to the same time in 2021.
4 months ago
Voters in Davis School District will decide in the upcoming election on a $475 million bond that th...
Mark Jones

Layton High’s Teen Resource Center set to open Wednesday

A Teen Resource Center will open Wednesday at Layton High School. It will be the fifth such school in the boundaries of Davis School District.
4 months ago
Photo credit: Screenshot from Iron County Care & Share Facebook page....
Mark Jones

Iron County organizations receive funding for affordable housing

In an effort to create more housing, two Iron County organizations have received a $6 million grant as part the American Rescue Plan. Funding for the grant also came from Utah Office of Homeless Services.
5 months ago
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Lindsay Aerts

Millcreek’s new homeless shelter brings concern for some

The vacant Calvin Library in Millcreek will act as a overflow homeless shelter. Some of the city's residents worry about the move.
5 months ago
Rising temperatures across the country are putting the homeless at risk of heat-related death. Many...
Waverly Golden, Aimee Cobabe

Heat waves bring concerns for heat-related illnesses and the homeless population

Record-breaking heat waves have caused an abundance of heat-related deaths among the homeless.
7 months ago
civilian review South Salt...
Jacob Rueda

South Salt Lake Mayor says resources are available for those seeking shelter.

South Salt Lake Mayor Cherie Wood says resources are available for those who need help finding shelter so that they do not occupy vacant buildings.
10 months ago
Homeless persons sit in a closed business on North Temple in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, April 6, 20...
Curt Gresseth

Everyone can do something to help, says advocate for homeless in Utah

Utah homeless advocated Pamela Atkinson said there are actions we can all take to help provide assistance to the unsheltered.
10 months ago
homeless resource centers...
Martha Harris

The pause on building more homeless shelters in Salt Lake is extended

City council members decided they need more time to assure an equitable distribution of homeless shelters in Salt Lake City.
10 months ago
Denis McDonough, secretary of veterans affairs, speaks during a press conference at the Salt Lake V...
Paul Nelson

VA Secretary says Salt Lake City working to ease veteran homelessness

Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough says Salt Lake City homeless vets need help.
11 months ago
(The camp before being cleared from under a freeway overpass in Salt Lake.  Photo: KSL TV)...
Paul Nelson

Homeless camp cleared in Salt Lake, camp residents believe they should have been left alone

A homeless camp cleared in Salt Lake City has residents saying they should have been left alone.
11 months ago
(The former Ramada Inn in Salt Lake City, which has been converted to house the homeless.  Photo: P...
Paul Nelson

Labor shortage still hurting homeless shelters, advocates say they can’t just hire the people who stay there

Homeless shelters are hurting from labor shortage, advocates say hiring people who stay there isn't as easy a solution as it sounds.
12 months ago

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