Tag: Shelter

Teen Wins Essay Contest And Donates Winnings – GNSOTD Tue, Jan. 12th 2021

13-year-old Sidney Hertzberg, of Ferndale, Michigan, entered into an essay contest that was put on by PetCo. She wrote about how the kitten she had adopted that she says has been a saving grace in her life and become a

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Homeless Man Rescues Animals From Shelter After It Caught Fire – GNSOTD Thur, Dec. 31st 2020

In Atlanta, Georgia, Keith Walker was on his way to pick up his pet from the local shelter when something incredible happened. Walker leaves his pet dog, Bravo, at the W-Underdogs shelter each night. Keith is homeless and having the Pit

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Toronto Carpenter Makes Mobile Shelters For Homeless

Khaleel Seivwright is a carpenter, who works out of his Cabbagetown workshop, and has been using his off time building some interesting structures. They look something like an oversized shoebox, or perhaps a transport crate for a motorcycle, but a

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Occupancy Of New Brantford Affordable Housing Development Begins Monday, June 1st.

Yesterday, the City is pleased to announce that occupancy of the new supportive housing development on Marlene Ave, featuring 30 new housing units will begin June 1, 2020. The studio apartments will house 30 of the city’s most vulnerable citizens.

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Makeshift Homeless Shelter – GNSOTD Tue, Apr 14th 2020

With Concerts and Sporting events being off-limits, one has to wonder what is being done with all those big empty arenas. Well when it comes to the FirstOntario Centre; they have found what might be the best use. It is

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Super Food Donations In Florida After Last Weekend – GNSOTD

The Super Bowl may be a giant sporting event, full of entertainment, but it is also fairly problematic; with it’s consumption culture, questionable team names, and promotion of a violent sport. But at least one good thing is coming from

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Super Cute Valentine’s Day Idea – GNSOTD Thur, Feb 6th 2020

The Sullivan County animal shelter has come up with a super cute idea for those looking for a special Valentine’s Day gift. It’s an offer only being made in Bristol and Kingsport, Tennessee. It’s called a “Puppergram”! A Puppergram includes

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Kitchener Church Solves Inadequate Shelter Issue – GNSOTD Tuesday, Nov 19th, 2019

When the call came in that the region’s overflow shelter wasn’t ready in time for the early winter weather in Kitchener, The Working Centre and St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Duke Street stepped up to help those in need. They

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Delicious Mistake Took Vet From Homeless To Success – GNSOTD Wednesday Mar 6 2019

Stefan DeArmon wasn’t homeless through anything but self-sacrifice. The veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard had decided that he needed to return to Charleston, South Carolina, to help his parents at any cost once he left the service; which meant giving

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Shelter Services Made Available 24/7

As the weather inevitably turns colder the City of Brantford says individuals requiring emergency shelter will have access to enhanced services that will operate 24-7, with the goal of helping people find a safe and suitable long-term housing options as

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