Responding to Food Insecurity in Florida with Gulf Coast JFCS

It’s Thanksgiving time and our thoughts turn to food and those who may not have it. Our friends from Gulf Coast JFCS joined us to...
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Slice of Life: Sukhi 222 & journalist to homeless

Charles Holsopple of Sukhi 222 talks about his idea for human sustainability. Journalist talks about her life living in downtown Tampa.
Homeless memorial St. Pete

A memorial service is being held to honor homeless people who died this year

A memorial service is being held to honor the many people who died homeless this year at Unitarian Universalist Church.

Manatee County makes strides toward reducing homelessness

Manatee County is making major developments to ensure that people experiencing homelessness have resources.
Pinellas County list of cold weather shelters Jan 2022

Tampa Bay area cold weather shelters open Friday and Saturday nights

A list of Tampa Bay area cold weather shelters open during a January 2022 cold snap in Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties and beyond.

New initiative hopes to bring more affordable housing

The Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative launched a new program, aimed at encouraging landlords to take on more affordable housing tenants. Home for the Holidays is a six month campaign to partner to bring on landlords...
Homeless memorial St. Pete

St. Petersburg honors homeless people who died

A vigil for homeless people who died in Pinellas, took place as part of the 14th Annual National Homeless Persons Memorial Day.

People affected by homelessness still face troubles in Tampa

Tampa Food Not Bombs posted on its Facebook page that it was concerned that benches had been removed from Gaslight Square Park in downtown Tampa. The post also tells about how the belongings of some...
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Feeding Tampa Bay draws attention to hunger problem

The group Feeding Tampa Bay is convinced that hunger is a bigger problem in the Tampa Bay area than many people realize. Its executive director, Thomas Mantz, says that’s why the group is hosting a...
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No arrests in latest food share by Tampa Food Not Bombs

There were some very tense moments – but no arrests – Tuesday morning as Tampa Police faced off against volunteers sharing food without a permit in a city park; this follows on the heels of...

Tampa Police arrest 7 for sharing food without permit

On Saturday Tampa Police arrested seven volunteers with Tampa Food Not Bombs for sharing food with hungry people in a city park without a permit — and activists say a repeat scene could occur Tuesday...
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Police disrupt food sharing by Tampa Food Not Bombs

A couple times a week, the Tampa chapter of Food Not Bombs shares food with people in a park downtown; but Tuesday they were told to stop. WMNF News spoke with Mark Beloch, who is homeless...

Homeless residents now don’t have to wear wristbands to get services

Advocates for homeless people are celebrating what they see as a victory this week; people seeking services at St. Vincent de Paul near downtown St. Petersburg will no longer need to wear concert-style plastic wristbands....

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