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“We called 211″

“We called 211, we called every place there is to help families, we called everywhere but no one could help us,” said a frantic mom and dad. The mom and dad came in to our shelter at The Homeless Voice. The shelter that every city uses, every hospital uses and many other agencies use when they cannot find placement in an emergency. The sad
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On Spirituality…Trust

Jesus I trust in you. So many of us make this short phrase part of our daily prayer. Jesus I trust in you. The more we say it the more we believe it. The more we repeat that prayer the more it changes our life. Trust is at the heart and soul of every good relationship. It is the basis for deepening our involvement
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Hurricane Ready

Ready.gov/hurricanes A hurricane is a type of tropical cyclone or severe tropical storm that forms in the southern Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and in the eastern Pacific Ocean. All Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coastal areas are subject to hurricanes. The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June to November, with the peak season from mid-August to late October. Hurricanes can cause
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Such a BIG heart tucked behind two little pockets

I have lived with Georgia in Room 220, the Psyche Ward, since 2005.  She and I had so much in common with our birthdays in April – only six days apart – so much “fire” in one room.  In a room filled with nothing but girls, one second we were celebrating our birthdays together with a “room birthday party” filled with treats, cards, music,
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One Plus One Equals Too Many For A Shelter

Nothing worse than being a mom and having six kids and being homeless. However it becomes worse when you find out that going to a county shelter may be impossible because you have too many children to be placed. What can be worse than that? Well, try being homeless with that many kids at Christmas time. For some mothers it seems so impossible for
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