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Kean Bill to Support Homeless During Winter Passed by Senate

Legislation sponsored by Senator Tom Kean Jr. (R-Union, Somerset, Morris) to help homeless individuals during severe winter weather events was passed by the New Jersey Senate. “We saw just last...

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‘Tiny House’ Pilots Could Make Huge Difference to NJ’s Indigent and Homeless

The “tiny house” movement that has millennials and baby boomers squeezing their lives into one- or two-room homes may be on the verge of putting down roots in New Jersey, but for a very...

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Homelessness/Poverty Fact Sheet

Did you know that… Nearly 47 million people (1 in 7) in the U.S. live below the poverty line. 1 in 5 U.S. children under age 18, or nearly 15 million, live in poverty. The poverty line for a...

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9 Homeless People Found Living Under N.J. Highway Overpass: Newark Police

NEWARK, NJ — Newark police recently “relocated” nine homeless people found living under the highway overpass at I-280 and Route 21, authorities announced Friday. City police and workers with...

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Backpack Collection Continues For Homeless Veterans

By Saul Qersdyn Published: November 11, 2016 @ 6:00 AM EST Today is Veterans Day. It is a day set aside to pause at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month and thank those who...

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Feeding the homeless in Newark requires a permit

On any given day in Newark, you can find someone giving out food to the homeless and the hungry around Penn Station. It could be a group from a church, a mosque or a charitable organization, or...

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Newcomers Club gives $3K to group helping homeless vets

On Tuesday, October 4th, Newcomers and Friends Club of Central Hunterdon County presented a check in the amount of $3035 to Operation Chillout. Operation Chillout is an organization that assists...

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