Donate
Menu

Tag: homeless

Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

February 22, 2014 | 7:00 am

Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

Posted by

Sculptor builds tiny mobile structures that afford privacy and shelter for some of his neighbors.

Continue Reading

Center for S.F.’s Homeless Youth Closing – Loss of  ‘a Space to Just Be OK’

December 23, 2013 | 10:50 am

Center for S.F.’s Homeless Youth Closing – Loss of ‘a Space to Just Be OK’

Posted by

Unless there’s a last-minute reprieve, the Haight Street drop-in center will shut down on Christmas Day.

Continue Reading

Drop in Food Bank Donations, Cold Snap, Hurt Bay Area Poor and Homeless

December 17, 2013 | 7:44 am

Drop in Food Bank Donations, Cold Snap, Hurt Bay Area Poor and Homeless

Posted by

Donations are low, demand is high at regional food banks; the cold snap’s long-term impact on the poor.

Continue Reading

News Pix: Anti-Eviction Protests and Waiting for Warmer Weather

December 13, 2013 | 8:30 am

News Pix: Anti-Eviction Protests and Waiting for Warmer Weather

Posted by

Our best images from an event-filled week around the Bay Area.

Continue Reading

Living Homeless, and Cold, in San Francisco

December 13, 2013 | 7:00 am

Living Homeless, and Cold, in San Francisco

Posted by

Many Bay Area homeless have been sleeping outdoors during the cold snap. We ask how they’re coping.

Continue Reading

As the Cold Continues, Shelters Work to Bring Warmth

December 11, 2013 | 8:30 am

As the Cold Continues, Shelters Work to Bring Warmth

Posted by

It was another tough night for those unable to find shelter from the cold.

Continue Reading

Santa Clara County Coroner: Four San Jose Homeless Die from Exposure

December 6, 2013 | 3:46 pm

Santa Clara County Coroner: Four San Jose Homeless Die from Exposure

Posted by

Deaths occurred during prolonged cold snap that has prompted hundreds to seek emergency shelter.

Continue Reading

After Balmy Holiday, Winter Arrives in Bay Area

December 2, 2013 | 3:55 pm

After Balmy Holiday, Winter Arrives in Bay Area

Posted by

After basking in temperatures in the 60s and 70s, the region faces a deep chill the rest of the week.

Continue Reading

HandUp: Connecting Those in Need With Those Who Want to Help

November 27, 2013 | 6:00 am

HandUp: Connecting Those in Need With Those Who Want to Help

Posted by

San Francisco startup gives the homeless a way to list their needs and get donations a la Kickstarter.

Continue Reading

San Francisco Has Second Least Affordable Rental Market in US

March 11, 2013 | 12:54 pm

San Francisco Has Second Least Affordable Rental Market in US

Posted by

How do you afford a studio apartment in San Francisco? Well, if you’re earning the minimum wage, you work 72 hours a week by the calculations of the National Low Income Housing Coalition. And that’s getting off easy. San Francisco has a higher minimum wage than the rest of the country, $10.55 an hour. If […]

Continue Reading