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Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 | In the News

Sidekicks to give homeless children something that’s all theirs – Lucy May, WCPO Cincinnati

'It gives them a chance to be a kid' CINCINNATI -- Some toys are worth much more than the sum of their stitches and stuffing. Just ask Jamie Maier and her best friends, the husband and wife team of Andy and Macy Meyer. The three University of Cincinnati undergrads are the creative force behind Sidekicks [...]

July 25th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments
Friday, July 7th, 2017 | In the News

How local groups plan to end youth homelessness by 2020 with help from youth who have lived it – Lucy May, WCPO Cincinnati

Draft plan due to HUD by July 13 CINCINNATI -- Shawn Ingle knows what it’s like to be homeless as a teenager. That’s why he has been working with two local nonprofit organizations to try to eliminate youth homelessness in Cincinnati and Hamilton County. “I really don’t want any other homeless youth to be in [...]

July 7th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments
Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 | In the News

Family homelessness surges during the summer, and local shelters are trying to help – Lucy May, WCPO Cincinnati

Numbers increase by 42 percent when school is out CINCINNATI -- David Wells served his country, worked as hard as he could throughout his adult life and paid into Social Security every step of the way. But it has been nearly impossible for the Vietnam veteran to support his family on the $950 Social Security [...]

June 13th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments
Monday, June 12th, 2017 | In the News

Look For New Cincinnati Murals On Homelessness, Flying Pig, Spelling Bee – Hannah Vorst Shaffer, WVXU Cincinnati

Several downtown buildings are in for a new paint job this summer as ArtWorks spends its 21st year making Cincinnati more colorful and in turn, more beautiful. On Monday Vice President of ArtWorks Colleen Houston and Mayor John Cranley announced the beginning of the ArtWorks season. They spoke at the site of the “Faces of [...]

June 12th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments
Monday, June 12th, 2017 | In the News

‘Faces of Homelessness’ murals to be installed on Cincinnati’s west side – Natalie Clark, WLWT Cincinnati

Artworks Cincinnati announces 2017 summer murals CINCINNATI — Artwork is brightening up the city of Cincinnati this summer. On Monday, Artworks announced its new art projects for 2017. Colorful murals have graced buildings across the Queen City for many years. From a mural of Ezzard Charles, to James Brown, much of this year's work will [...]

June 12th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments
Thursday, June 1st, 2017 | In the News

Maslow’s Army: After experiencing homelessness, they work to give others hope – Lucy May, WCPO Cincinnati

CINCINNATI -- Samuel Landis had been homeless for 20 years when Bruce Berger noticed him sleeping in the woods behind the Montgomery Inn Boathouse. It was the middle of winter and freezing cold. Berger figured Landis would die if he stayed outside. “Bruce got me off the street,” Landis said. “He showed me that change [...]

June 1st, 2017|In the News|0 Comments
Thursday, June 1st, 2017 | In the News

Teen creates dozens of warm surprises for homeless Cincinnatians – WCPO Cincinnati

CINCINNATI -- Family homeless shelters in Greater Cincinnati are bracing for a surge of new clients as summer -- often one of the most difficult seasons for families in poverty -- descends on the region. Sixteen-year-old Michaela Vogel can't meet all of their needs by herself, but she's working on what she can do: Lend [...]

June 1st, 2017|In the News|0 Comments
Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 | In the News

Combating heroin will be a priority as mayor – Yvette Simpson, Cincinnati Enquirer

Every day we witness the effects of heroin in our city. Just this past weekend, in my neighborhood, I noticed cars with out-of-state license plates cruising down the street. One car picked up a man who appeared to be “walking dead,” dropped him off just a block away, then turned the corner heading toward the [...]

May 31st, 2017|In the News|0 Comments
Thursday, May 18th, 2017 | In the News

Pillars in Our Community – Lead Cincinnati

Imagine a community where everyone has a stable home and the resources to maintain it. That’s the vision that drives Strategies to End Homelessness to coordinate a comprehensive system of care to prevent and, eventually, eliminate homelessness in Greater Cincinnati. A centralized emergency shelter hot-line, homelessness prevention, street outreach, emergency shelter and housing solutions are [...]

May 18th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments
Monday, May 1st, 2017 | In the News

Local funding provides vital homeless prevention, shelter – Kevin Finn, Cincinnati Enquirer

Kevin Finn is the president and CEO of Strategies to End Homelessness. President Trump recently released his first budget proposal. Since then, many people have asked me what his recommendations would mean for people experiencing homelessness. My organization, Strategies to End Homelessness, leads a coordinated community effort to end homelessness in Greater Cincinnati, and a [...]

May 1st, 2017|In the News|0 Comments