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Some 90 homeless individuals at a homeless encampment labeled "tent city" received eviction notices last weekend. Read more

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Nicole, 48, went from living in a camper by choice to living in a tent under the interstate. “We could go wherever we wanted, we didn’t have to be with the cram and the fear and the dirt.” Read more

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“I never dreamt that in my life I would be in a situation like this. People out there, don't be too complacent. You might be high on the hog right now, but this could happen to anybody.” Read more

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Homelessness is a reality for thousands of people in Wisconsin. Across the state, local governments, shelters and outreach organizations work to meet the complex needs of this population. Read more

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More than $25,000 has been raised thus far to fund a position that would work directly with homeless individuals and families living on the streets of Milwaukee. Read more

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Although the homeless population has decreased over the past few years, new “tent cities” downtown have increased the visibility of the issue. Read more

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“There’s a lot of good people that are suffering, for no fault of their own,” said Joseph Volk executive director of Wisconsin Coalition Against Homelessness. Read more

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During the cold months of winter and year round, several Milwaukee charitable organizations step up and offer shelter to the homeless. Read more

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With the recent implementation of the City of Milwaukee's "Keep the Change" initiative, writer Daniel D'Arcy asks if giving makes you a saint or sucker. Read more

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Sister MacCanon Brown has created a new daytime sanctuary and multi-resource center for homeless and at-risk homeless people called the MacCanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary (MBHS). Read more


One Heartland (Milwaukee office, 500 W. Silver Spring Drive, Suite K-200, Glendale), founded by Neil Willenson in 1993 when he was a UW-Madison student, works with youth and families that Read more


“Churches can do almost anything that they have the heart to do. If a congregation like ours can make such a difference, imagine the contributions that others could make,” says the Rev. Karen Hagen of Tippecanoe Read more

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Not content to demean women and diminish their rights through Congress or on the presidential campaign trail, Republicans in Wisconsin decided to continue that party's war on women during the waning days of the state's legislative session..... Read more

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Milwaukee’schapterof the worldwide organization Food What are the basic principles upon which this group was founded? ,Off the Cuff Read more

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