Homelessness

Tiny homes could solve big problems

A new community group has some tiny ideas that aim to make a big impact for the disadvantaged. Soldotna resident Krista Schooley, a homeless advocate,… Continue reading

 

Here’s idea for helping those in need

Here is an idea toward a more equitable, sustainable economy locally, now, using the system in place. We are an extraction state. The money is… Continue reading

 

Thanks for helping teens

We would like to thank the Ladies Auxilliary at the American Legion Post 16  for their generosity to our homeless youth through the TUFF Teens… Continue reading

 

Homer helps homeless teens

The second “Fill A Stocking  For Homer’s 40 Homeless Youth” was a huge success. A huge thank you to American Legion, K-Bay Cafe, AJ’s Steakhouse,… Continue reading

Homer blind to homeless people

I have a pressing issue that is dear to my heart that I feel needs to be addressed. Our community is estranged from the realities… Continue reading

Alaska has long way to go when it comes to treatment of women

Remember that old ’60s slogan, “You’ve come a long way, baby”?  It implied that women were making progress when it came to equal rights with… Continue reading

Event to raise funds for animal shelter emergencies

The Homer Animal Shelter’s 93 percent “re-homing” rate — returning animals to their owners or finding them new homes — is impressive. However, that doesn’t… Continue reading

Community reaches out to homeless teens

When Marlaina Thiel, the liaison for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s Students in Transition Program, and Jan O’Rourke of TUFF, Teens United for a… Continue reading

Teens raise awareness of homeless

Teens United For A Future wants to thank all of the volunteers and teens representing the 37 homeless school students at the first Annual Homeless… Continue reading

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