January 12, 2017
Recently we learned the Lehigh Valley Regional Homeless Advisory Board (LVRHAB) is conducting a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) homeless point-in-time survey the evening of 24 January extending through 25 January.
HUD is the government agency overseeing home mortgage lending practices and is centrally involved in solving the issue of homelessness by the nature of its purpose. Every year it conducts a Point in Time (PIT) Count of the un-housed on the predicted coldest day of the year. The count involves seeking out those who are unsheltered and those in emergency shelters or transitional shelters — that is, homeless households. The numbers obtained are important to HUD’s reporting of its accomplishments and to their funding practices. But as its name may imply, its tendency is to focus geographically on urban areas. Read the rest of this entry »
November 12, 2016
Veterans honor today but worry about tomorrow – WFMZ
For the past year the Joint Veterans Council of Forks of the Delaware has been looking for people to join the ranks.
Source: Veterans honor today but worry about tomorrow – WFMZ
As of 12 November 2016
November 4, 2016
We know you are going to ask, for finding food freebies around Veterans Day has become a way of life for some. In anticipation of that fact, the website below ought to more than satisfy your craving. Scroll down to the restaurants section before sneaking out of the house (You’ll also find some other useful offers as you do so.)
As of 4 November 2016
October 24, 2016
LVMAC is happy that this occurrence, long sought by some of the Wilkes-Barre staff, has come about. Kudos.
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