Stephanie Elliot said she was completely taken by surprise when her son, Xavier Elliot, told her that he wanted to make clothes for homeless children, after learning what it was like to be homeless himself.
Who can help the homeless? That was on the agenda for Brunswick County Commissioners Monday after it became a debate between churches and the fire chief in the county. At issue, can the homeless sleep overnight in an offering church when the weather gets bad?
A Texas based non-profit agency aimed at preventing homelessness among veterans expanded to North Carolina this year.
Family Endeavors opened offices in Charlotte, Fayetteville, and Jacksonville. Combined, the three offices work with more than 40 counties across the state.
Studies show that military veterans are twice as likely to become homeless than the average american.
The Good Shepherd Center in Wilmington does its part to try to fight the problem, but it needs the community's help. Today it got that help in a big way.
Police say the homeless population continues to grow in the Port City, and it did not happen overnight.
Over the past few days Wilmington has seen several incidents involving men and women who call the streets home.