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Thursday, December 14th, 2017 | In the News

Winter homeless shelter fundraising to stay open

As temperatures drop, the winter shelter at Shelterhouse may be the path to survival for many people who are homeless.

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Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 | In the News

Cincinnati’s winter homeless shelter in critical need

Kevin Finn of Strategies to End Homelessness and Aftab Pureval, the Hamilton County Clerk of Courts, talk about funding for the emergency winter shelter.

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Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 | In the News

Cincinnati’s Human Services Funds Making A Difference

Strategies to End Homelessness's Shelter Diversion was able to divert over 300 additional families from literal homelessness, saving over $900,000...

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Monday, November 27th, 2017 | In the News

City’s winter shelter faces funding shortfall

Shelter can house up to 200 people during the city's coldest months when it has adequate funding, but that money has proven hard to come by this year.

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Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 | In the News

Cincinnati winter shelter has less than half the funds it needs, organizers say

If Sunday night's hard freeze was a shock to your system consider this: Cincinnati's winter shelter has less than half the money it needs this year. The shelter is usually open mid-December to February. Strategies to End Homelessness hoped to open it early as temperatures drop. But, the organization isn't sure it even has enough [...]

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Monday, November 13th, 2017 | In the News

Shining a Light on Student Homelessness

We are proud to join forces with our partners in Northern Kentucky to bring awareness to the issue of student homelessness. A special thank you to WCPO for helping share these important stories. Watch the story, here

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Thursday, August 31st, 2017 | In the News

Cincinnati meters now collecting charitable donations

CINCINNATI — New parking meters are popping up on curbs around Cincinnati, but they’re not for paying to park. The city and several organizations are teaming up to help give back. “What we're trying to do is raise money that will go directly to provide outreach services for people on the streets,” said Senior Communications Manager [...]

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Thursday, August 31st, 2017 | In the News

Donation stations look like parking meters, but the money helps homeless people

CINCINNATI -- They may look like parking meters, but some new bright yellow meters around downtown Cincinnati aren't for parking. They're called "donation stations." There are five of the stations around the Banks, Downtown and Over-the-Rhine. It's a way to confidently give to local homeless people.

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Thursday, August 31st, 2017 | In the News

Local Homeless Population Climbs Slowly

An annual report on homelessness in Hamilton County is turning up some surprises. The Strategies to End Homelessness survey finds the number of people living in shelters or on the streets only climbed by 1.3 percent last year. Executive Director Kevin Finn says that's a lot less than other cities.

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Thursday, August 24th, 2017 | In the News

The newest way to donate? By bright yellow parking meter

Five parking meters in downtown Cincinnati and Over-the-Rhine have been reincarnated to serve an entirely new purpose: functioning as one-stop "Donation Stations" collecting funds for local social service agencies. The City of Cincinnati, Downtown Cincinnati Inc. and the City Center Development Corp. (3CDC) have partnered to repurpose the meters to serve as vessels for charitable contributions [...]

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