All posts tagged "homeless"

  • Pastor Shin Suk-geun, left, has begun handing out envelopes containing $5 to the homeless in Downtown Los Angeles as a part of an annual end-of-the-year effort. (Park Sang-hyuk)
    LA pastor spreads holiday goodwill with $5 envelopes for homeless

    By Park Ju-yeon For the last five years in Downtown Los Angeles, the holiday season has brought out 59-year-old pastor Shin Suk-geun, equipped with stacks of envelopes containing $5 and bearing a cheery “Merry Christmas and Happy...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Esther Kang 
Troy High 
10th grade
    Covenant House opens doors for homeless youth

    The covenant house is an organization that strives to rescue and take care of the many homeless teens in America. There are many teenagers and children that are homeless because of family issues and many other factors....

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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  • House of Sharing New York dinner concert poster
    Dinner concert hopes to raise funds for Korean homeless shelter in NY

    A New York organization seeking to build a shelter for the homeless is putting on a fundraising dinner concert Dec. 15 inside Daedong Manor in Flushing. “After the financial crisis in 2008, the Korean homeless population has...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • Wilshire Bank Director Yoo Jae-whan, front left, and star Korean actor Cha In-pyo
    Wilshire Bank feeds 1,100 in latest charity effort with Cha In-pyo

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff In Wilshire Bank’s latest charity effort, company executives and employees volunteered to help feed over a thousand homeless individuals in downtown Los Angeles last week. Among them were Chairman Steven...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • JABI Charity Association volunteers hand out underwear sets to the homeless at Cityteam.
    SF charity association gives love to homeless in time for V-Day

    By the Korea Times San Francisco staff San Francisco’s Korean American community pulled together to provide a warm meal to the homeless in time for Valentine’s Day Monday. Northern California JABI Charity Association volunteers visited nine homeless...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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    [HuffPo] Korean man leaves Wall Street job to start homeless feeding non-profit

      The son of two Korean immigrant parents who once struggled to make ends meet, Robert Lee understood as a young child what it’s like to feel hungry. He eventually went on to work...

    • Posted February 2, 2015
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  • Ron Book, chairman of the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust, center, kneeling, talks with a homeless couple sleeping under a bridge during the Point In Time Homeless Census, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Miami. The couple agreed to be sent to a shelter for the night. As part of a federal push, Miami-Dade County is aiming to end veteran homelessness by 2015, and chronic homelessness by 2016. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
    Los Angeles to begin three-day homeless count

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Thousands of volunteers will fan out across the San Gabriel Valley and eastern reaches of Los Angeles County tonight to begin a three-day effort to count homeless people in the county. Over the...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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