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.
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. Sat, 05/16/2015 - 9:35am
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. Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:13pm
EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Ashley High School basketball team lends a hand
Ashley High School basketball players who volunteer to help the less fortunate. Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:04pm
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. Thu, 11/14/2013 - 1:19pm
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. Wed, 09/11/2013 - 8:38pm
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. Wed, 08/08/2012 - 8:50am
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. Wed, 05/23/2012 - 9:25pm
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. Fri, 09/18/2009 - 10:09pm
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. Fri, 07/31/2009 - 10:15pm
Fight homelessness, one quarter at a time
New meters are popping up across Downtown Wilmington, but they're not for parking. They're part of the city's ten year plan to try to end chronic homelessness. Wed, 07/22/2009 - 8:58pm