Homeless http://www.kunc.org en Saying Goodbye To A Friend Who's 'Ready To Go Home' http://www.kunc.org/post/saying-goodbye-friend-whos-ready-go-home <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5tAU5U_S8s</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 07:35:00 +0000 56303 at http://www.kunc.org Saying Goodbye To A Friend Who's 'Ready To Go Home' A Homeless Teen Finds Solace In A Teacher And A Recording http://www.kunc.org/post/homeless-teen-finds-solace-teacher-and-recording Aaron didn't intend to tell his classmates that he was homeless. But when he recorded his own story with StoryCorpsU — a project designed to help kids in high-needs schools build stronger relationships with their teachers — he says, it just came out.<p>"I felt ... like a big load was let off," Aaron explains. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:13:00 +0000 NPR Staff 54497 at http://www.kunc.org A Homeless Teen Finds Solace In A Teacher And A Recording A Home-Cooked Dinner That's More Than A Meal http://www.kunc.org/post/home-cooked-dinner-thats-more-meal Yelitza Castro, an undocumented immigrant who works as a housekeeper in Charlotte, N.C., cooks dinners for homeless men and women every other Saturday night. It's a tradition that started after she and her children spotted a man standing in the rain on a cold day with a sign asking for help.<p>Yelitza gave the man $5, she recalls, but her children wanted to take him out to dinner. She turned around to go back, but he was already gone.<p>"And we were thinking we have to do something," she says.<p>Since Yelitza started her dinners, Willie Davis has partaken in many of the meals. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:31:00 +0000 52946 at http://www.kunc.org A Home-Cooked Dinner That's More Than A Meal Homeless Veteran's Makeover Goes Viral: VIDEO http://www.kunc.org/post/homeless-veterans-makeover-goes-viral-video <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6a6VVncgHcY</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:32:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 51783 at http://www.kunc.org Homeless Veteran's Makeover Goes Viral: VIDEO Fresno Officials Dismantle Homeless Encampments http://www.kunc.org/post/fresno-officials-dismantle-homeless-encampments Any day now, Fresno plans to raze a large homeless encampment that's grown up near downtown. The poor, farm-dependent city in California's Central Valley has one of the highest per capita homeless populations in the country.<p>In recent weeks, city officials there have dismantled three other sprawling shantytowns. The moves have displaced hundreds of people and sparked controversy.<p><strong>Underneath Highway 180 Thu, 26 Sep 2013 21:59:00 +0000 Kirk Siegler 50095 at http://www.kunc.org Fresno Officials Dismantle Homeless Encampments