Nonprofits Team Up to Reduce Senior Homelessness

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – Just a few months into its existence, a new program is seeing success in getting seniors off the streets of Charlottesville. Two faith-based nonprofits teamed up to make it happen. The Secure Seniors Program is a new initiative to end homelessness for people over the age of 55 in the area. Since … Continue reading “Nonprofits Team Up to Reduce Senior Homelessness”

Sheltering the Homeless From Winter Nights

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WMRA) – In 2004, religious congregations in Charlottesville formed a coalition to prevent homeless people from freezing overnight in the winter. Today, that group shelters more than 200 people, 150 nights out of the year. WMRA’s Jordy Yager has this report. It’s 5:30 on a near-freezing winter evening. STAFF: You ready? I’m ready. … Continue reading “Sheltering the Homeless From Winter Nights”