An hour after the daytime help center for the homeless opened Thursday morning in Charleston, nearly every seat in the waiting area was taken. About a dozen people sat quietly in an assortment of chairs in the cinder block building at 529 Meeting St., some bearing...read more
By Barney Blakeney I got the chance to attend the March 11 inaugural Homeless to Hope Fund Benefit concert. Didn’t go to church, but went to the concert. And wouldn’t you know it, my preacher saw me there! I got busted, but it was worth it. The concert was off the...read more
Staff reports | Local businesswoman and philanthropist Linda Ketner will be presented with the inaugural Homeless to Hope Award at March 11 Homeless to Hope Benefit Concert. Sponsored by the Mayors’ Commission on Homelessness and Affordable Housing, the concert will...read more
In furtherance of his recently-unveiled 10 point plan to close Charleston’s “Tent City” and help those living there find shelter and permanent housing, Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg today announced the formation of the Homeless to Hope Fund, a nonprofit vehicle...read more
by Sonya Stevens CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — After hearing about the eviction of the homeless from Tent City, many people have been wondering what they can do to help. There is now a fund set up to help the people living in Tent City and in other places around the...read more
At a background briefing today, the City of Charleston — along with partners including the Lowcountry Homeless Coalition, One80 Place and others — laid out its roadmap for helping the citizens living in the area that has become known as “Tent City.” The encampment has...read more
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