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By Savannah Olinger on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:08 pm
The city of Gainesville is in the process of purchasing the former Gainesville Correctional Institution to convert it into a homeless shelter. The city plans to begin offering services to those in need by fall.
By Laura Foreman on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 2, 2013 at 2:13 pm
The results of a recent census released by the Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry shows that the number of homeless people in Gainesville have decreased. It is expected that the actual number of homeless people might actually be higher than last year’s results.
By Rachel Genovese on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 25, 2013 at 3:55 pm
Members of the County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry are traveling to Atlanta to visit the Gateway Center, a homeless assistance center housed in a former jail, to see what improvements should be made in Gainesville.
By Chris Kirschner on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 6:11 pm
One homeless woman in Alachua County speaks of her struggles, living environment and daily life.
By Michal Higdon on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:02 pm
When Elizabeth Howard went to an event supporting the homeless about six years ago, she was thinking about pet food.
By Cameron Taylor on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:55 pm
The temperature in Gainesville is expected to drop below 40 degrees Monday evening, prompting Gainesville residents to make preparations.
By Kelly Price on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm
Attendance at the 14th annual Breakfast on the Plaza and Homeless Services Fair at Bo Diddley Plaza Thursday was higher than ever. The event, sponsored by the Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry, featured services for homeless and their [...]
By WUFT News on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 1:13 pm
In its eleventh year, the Homeless Veterans Stand Down had to add more capacity due to an increase in services and volunteers.
By Stephanie Denardo on May 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:16 pm
The US Department of Agriculture says one in five Alachua county residents struggles to buy food. The agency also says one in four children face hunger regularly. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo says one of Gainesville’s largest food banks is [...]