homeless seamster
2 months ago
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Being homeless inspires 10 year old to make clothes for homeless

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.
The Wrightsboro United Methodist Church on N. Kerr avenue is constructing a city of cardboard in the hopes of drawing attention to the homeless community.
4 months ago
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Wilmington church builds cardboard city to combat homelessness

The Wrightsboro United Methodist Church on N. Kerr avenue is constructing a city of cardboard in the hopes of drawing attention to the homeless community.
8-year-old girl working to make big difference for homeless
11 months ago
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8-year-old girl working to make big difference for homeless

An 8-year-old girl has taken her school assigned community service and gone above and beyond. She is taking it upon herself to help out the homeless in the Port City.
EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Ashley High School basketball team lends a hand
1 year ago
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Ashley High School basketball team lends a hand

Ashley High School basketball players who volunteer to help the less fortunate.
Good Shepherd Center names new board and staff members
2 years ago
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Good Shepherd Center names new board and staff members

Good Shepherd Center, located at 811 Martin Street in Wilmington, serves as a soup kitchen, homeless shelter, and rehousing solution for members of the Cape Fear community. Each year, Good Shepherd provides approximately 85,000 meals to hungry individuals and families; shelters more than 900 homeless men, women, and children; and helps over 150 homeless individuals, including families, transition to housing.
Police say Wilmington too inviting for homeless
2 years ago
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Police say Wilmington too inviting for homeless

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.
Organizers to discuss upcoming NAACP meeting
3 years ago
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Organizers to discuss upcoming NAACP meeting

Organizers of a tour that focuses on people who are homeless, out of work or who are without health care, are holding a news conference to discuss details of a meeting scheduled for eastern North Carolina.
ONLY ON 3: Homeless high school student raising awareness about problem many face
3 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Homeless high school student raising awareness about problem many face

With graduation approaching, high school seniors are working on their final projects. A Wilmington girl's project hits close to home... or her lack thereof.
Area organization helping the battle with homelessness
6 years ago
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Area organization helping the battle with homelessness

Area organizations that battle homelessness are getting a big chunk of money to help. The state stimulus funds will target two key areas; prevention and housing.
From homeless, to head of the class
6 years ago
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From homeless, to head of the class

The pressures of college could make anyone think twice. For one student at Cape Fear Community College, pressure of everyday life added on top makes graduation day mean so much more.