Jan 11, 2013 — Three years ago, a massive earthquake destroyed much of Haiti's capital city. Aid agencies from around the world pledged billions of dollars to help Haiti rebuild. But since then, many of the grand plans have fizzled, and some 350,000 Haitians still live in makeshift camps.
Aug 15, 2012 — The Maslow Project teaches homeless children how to cope and become self-sufficient, using methods such as art therapy.
Aug 5, 2012 — Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday vulnerable D.C. residents can visit Bread for the City and get some clothing for themselves and their families.
Aug 3, 2012 — Project Homeless Connect pulls together agencies and services to host an annual one-stop shop for people living on the street.
Aug 1, 2012 — The Homeless Children's Playtime Project lets children ages 1 to 11 from the nearby D.C. General homeless shelter just be kids for a little while.
Jul 6, 2012 — Many of the hungry and homeless depend on meals served by nonprofit groups in parks and other outdoor areas around the city. But new laws would force those groups to close down or continue serving meals only in indoor spaces.
Apr 26, 2012 — The state is one of just a few that is expanding Medicaid ahead of a major expansion called for in 2014 by the federal health law. Though the state estimates that 50,000 people meet the income bar, Colorado will only be able to offer coverage to 10,000 people.
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Feb 26, 2013 — Billy Ray Harris held on to Sarah Darling's diamond ring after she accidentally put it in his change cup. When Darling retraced her steps, he returned it to her. His honesty has led to more than $150,000 — so far — in online pledges to help him.
Dec 4, 2012 — But Jeffrey Hillman remains on the streets, the Daily News reports. City officials say they have tried to help him in various ways, but Hillman turns them down. A photo of of the officer giving Hillman boots on a frigid night captured many hearts.