This Homeless Veteran Just Got a Second Chance

By Richard K. Noots No one likes to see someone homeless, and we tend to feel a bit worse if it’s a veteran. We want to take care of everyone, but most of us lack anywhere close to the capabilities of doing so. That’s what makes Donald Gould’s story so special. A homeless vet who passed the time playing the piano…

This Amazing Bird Wants the World to Know Who Destroyed His Home

By Anne Cacherell The cutting down of trees and the conversion of forest lands to urban use have resulted in not only the loss of human livelihoods, but also the loss of habitats for many of the world’s land-based animals. This lyrebird is just one of the many wonderful species that are left homeless by…

This Organization’s Mission Is to Help Ex-Offenders & the Homeless Get Jobs

By Anne Cacherell Aside from building self-esteem, having a job gives us a sense of purpose and self-worth that makes us feel that we are important contributing members of the society. This video features Sun Cedar, a Kansas-based non-profit manufacturing organization that gives employment opportunities to people who are in difficult transitions and in severe…

In Case You Forgot, Detroit Has a Huge Problem

By Richard K. Noots Detroit felt the 2008 depression in a big way. Lately, everyone has just been trying to move on. What about all those homeless teens though? Well, it turns out, they’ve been busy helping homeless animals! Specifically, homeless pit bulls. While many of us are OK with not only ignoring our homeless…

This Singer Is Using His Voice to Find a Homeless Man a Place to Live

By Anne Cacherell When Boyz II Men singer Nathan Morris heard about the heartbreaking story of Charles Gladden, the 63-year old man who sleeps in the city streets at night and works at the US Capitol, he immediately launched a an online crowdfunding campaign to help the homeless man find a place to live. The…

Guess What? The Homeless Know What YOU Think About Them

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BXxxfc4aYc By Richard K. Noots Perhaps you’ve watched Jimmy Kimmel, but he has a segment called Celebrities Read Mean Tweets. In it, various celebrities do as the title says. However, his segment has inspired many parodies. Take this one for instance. Some people decided to show the homeless what the Twittersphere thinks about them. Let’s just…

This Spider-Man Puts Peter Parker to Shame

By Richard K. Noots Birmingham, like all other cities, has a homeless problem. As in, people have a problem because they have no income. No income means no food, usually. Luckily, one man decided to step his game up and don a familiar mask. Although he had been doing this before he put on a costume, no one really cared…