Ken (played by William Roache) has been a pinnacle figure of Coronation Street since the show began airing six decades ago and has always resided at his beloved No.1. Recent months have seen him up sticks and join partner Claudia Colby (Rula Lenska) at the Stillwaters retirement complex, only for the pair to split during […]
Bob (played by Tony Audenshaw) was discovered by Emmerdale vicar Harriet Finch (Katherine Dow Blyton) sleeping on a park bench in a hypothermic state. After being rushed to hospital, Bob began to slowly recover with his friends staying at his bedside and offering him support. The heartbreaking storyline arose after Bob cheated on his wife […]
Oliver Zhang wants one thing for Christmas: a home he can actually live in. The Toronto-area IT professional, in his late 40s, suffers from a disorder known to the medical community as multiple chemical sensitivities/environmental sensitivities.
New Jersey couple, homeless vet behind viral $400k GoFundMe accused of ‘get-rich-quick’ conspiracy, theft
The Today Show/YouTube Three people involved in the viral GoFundMe campaign that raised $ 400,000 for a homeless vet have reportedly been charged with conspiracy and theft offenses. An NBC 10 source says couple Mark D’Amico and Kate McClure turned themselves in to prosecutors on Wednesday. It is not known whether homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt […]
Billionaires Jack Dorsey, founder of Twitter, and Salesforce head Marc Benioff squared off over whether San Francisco tech giants should be taxed to help solve the city’s catastrophic homelessness problem. At the midterms next month residents of the ultra-liberal city will be asked to vote on Proposition C – a new tax, amounting to approximately […]
People in Los Angeles are offering to shelter the homeless in tiny backyard homes. It could be solution to a spiraling homelessness crisis.
Tony Gutierrez/AP Los Angeles county is close to building one backyard unit for the homeless as part of its $ 550,000 pilot program, but the remaining units could be further behind. Despite interest from both landlords and homeless residents, the county faces a number of logistical and legal barriers. While the county continues its efforts, the […]
Amazon CEO and world’s richest man Jeff Bezos has invoked Twitter wrath for seemingly an all-around commendable cause – setting up a charity fund to fight homelessness and create a preschool network for the underprivileged. The so-called Day One Fund will be multi-billionaire businessman’s most significant foray into philanthropy to date. The 2$ billion pledged […]
UN human rights experts have slammed the Japanese government for the alleged exploitation of “tens of thousands” of workers, as well as migrants and the homeless, said to be cleaning up the mangled Fukushima nuclear plant. In a three-way joint statement, released Thursday via the United Nations, the human rights experts detailed their deep concern […]
A controversial black political activist has sparked outrage in Tampa, Florida by standing on a busy downtown street displaying a sign instructing “homeless n*ggers” to go “back to Africa”. The sign was spotted by a Tampa resident and posted on Twitter where it quickly racked up thousands of retweets and responses. But, it turns out […]
Toronto’s new Journey Home Hospice for the homeless offers palliative care, support to people who have nowhere else to turn.