Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • An article in the WaPo on preparing home-cooked meals for local shelters- with Calvary ED Kris Thompson and volunteer Chef Juliette! http://tinyurl.com/y8ccby5
  • This upcoming Monday is National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day in Washington, DC … http://bit.ly/7tCfRm
  • Citibank has suspended home foreclosures for 30 days for the holidays, giving temporary relief to about 4,000 borrowers. http://tinyurl.com/yehjvn9
  • News of bed shortages continues.in Chicago, an Uptown Shelter Could Lose 800 Beds By Year’s End –http://bit.ly/74laTy
  • A fascinating article on how Homelessness Can Happen to Anybody…even if you work for NYC Department of Homeless Services http://bit.ly/7Pr79J ·
  • Another article on the increasing number of female veterans who are homeless. http://tinyurl.com/ybc6v5g

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