Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • A new report says a rising number of older women are losing their homes due to poverty and experiencing homelessness. http://bit.ly/aHkTd6
  • In Seattle hundreds more could be sleeping on the streets if an NPO closes 11 of its 15 shelters for lack of funds. http://bit.ly/bywbkV
  • An article the Washington Post on Street Soccer USA Cup: Goal of homeless soccer players is to have a chance to start over http://bit.ly/cak51C
  • One woman’s story who played in the 2010 Street Soccer USA Cup. http://nyti.ms/cYn9oJ
  • The Indiana Daily Student discusses new federal legislation that will significantly impact local youths who are experiencing homelessness. http://bit.ly/bDmLBI

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Felicia Recalls Her First Days at Calvary

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