You may not believe that one man could do all that Vincent did!
As part of the jubilee, the Brothers of Our Lady Mother of Mercy (CMM) started the ‘Sheltering the Homeless’ project inspired by the 13 Houses Campaign of the Famvin Homeless Alliance.
A 2015 Harvard study found that access to reliable transportation is the biggest factor in determining whether someone will escape poverty and avoid homelessness.
The Famvin Homeless Alliance (FHA) was present at the first meeting of all the Vincentian branches that took place in Rome.
Sr. M. Birgit works at the “Railway Mission” – a Christian charitable organization that provides assistance to those seeking/needing help in over 100 railway stations across Germany.
Depaul International is marking its 30th anniversary of starting its mission to end homelessness in the UK and across the world.
I had a tiny sliver of a glimpse into the world of sleeping rough, December 7, during the World’s Big Sleep Out, which occurred in Times Square, New York, and throughout the world.
As I prepare for Christmas, I cannot help but imagine how similar that night may have been to a homeless family’s experience today.
Can one person impact the problems of homelessness? Yes… with 50,000 other individuals around the world who slept out as the homeless do!
About Hospicio de San Jose, the first charitable institution in the Philippines, and its work for the homeless of Manila.
More details about the The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, Canada’s 3-year campaign under the theme of “SAFE, SECURE AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING IS A HUMAN RIGHT.”
Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week occurs November 16 through November 24.