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Moving On…

In 2003, the city of Hollywood wanted us gone from our previous location, causing us to move without a choice. At that time we had no cash and asked you, our fellow supporters, to help us buy a new building. Through your generosity, we were able to raise $400K to purchase a building and an additional $900K was then donated to pay off the
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Dear Homeless Voice Readers

We are the small non-profit that runs the #1 emergency and response shelter in South Florida. We serve, house, and care for 500 homeless every day, and have costs like any other business: water, power, rent, programs, staff and legal help. The Homeless Voice is extremely effective. It is a place where anyone in need will get help. It is a safe place for
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Long Live The Queen

Originally Published January 15, 2005: Long Live The Queen! It was a really sad Holiday Season because of our girls who has been featured in our paper several times known as The Dancing Queen became very sick. She was very sick one day and her roommate called the office up and said, “Carol needs your help!” We all went to her room to see why
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Remembering The Queen

In this issue of the Homeless Voice newspaper you will read a story titled, “Long Live the Queen.” On October 22, 2012 the queen died. However the queen is still living. Our beloved Carol Massed is now living in heaven with our and her best friend Johnny McCormick. She knew there was life after death and many people reminded her that she needed to ask for forgiveness.
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“Time To Check Vitals”

It is now 7:35 PM on this Friday night and things are crazy. Over the P.A., the words came out, “Time to Check Vitals.” In walks Hubert to the operations office. I was at my desk and the First Responder came into my office and said “Sean, Hubert’s Blood Pressure is at 183 over 114.” I told Chris, the Public Safety Officer who is also a
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Here We Go One More Time…

It was Friday night and a mom and three small children become homeless so what do they do? They called 211 for assistance which is the emergency county help line for homeless people. They took her call and told her to call back every Wednesday and she would be placed on a list. When a family unit opened up they would try to get her in
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