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Grants totaling $5,500 will be distributed to three nonprofit agencies in Greene County that provide services to the homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless as part of the Observer-Reporter’s “No Place to Call Home” yearlong series.
More than $18,000 will be distributed to nonprofit agencies in Washington County that provide services to the homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless as part of the Observer-Reporter’s “No Place to Call Home” yearlong series.
Frank Paterra, former mayor of Charleroi, is known for asking elected officials challenging questions. In 2008 at a gathering at Washington & Jefferson College, he queried then-Sen. Barack Obama about how he intended to solve the problem of illegal drugs, an issue Paterra also raised at …
Among the Washington County organizations working toward the difficult goal of ending homelessness are two nonprofit shelters and a community center. Their efforts give hope to homeless families with children, which make up more than a third of the homeless population, and provide them with …
Since opening its doors in 1941, the Washington City Mission has changed thousands of lives of homeless and impoverished people.
As Karen Bennett stood in a reception room of the new transitional house called Whitehill Place on East High Street in Waynesburg last month, she had a glint in her eye that confirmed her efforts and the hard work by many more had finally paid off.
All it took was one bag of clothes, and Jeanne Allender was off and running, answering God’s call to minister to those in need.
Before the Great Recession hit, the Washington County Housing Authority had vacant units in places such as Fredericktown, which many people would describe as off the beaten path.
If you're headed down Interstate 79 or Route 19, you're down on your luck and flat broke, and you need a place to stay and a meal, Washington is the last stop between Pittsburgh and Morgantown, W.Va.