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By Leah Harding on December 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 3, 2014 at 5:50 pm
Grace Marketplace is still waiting for the city of Gainesville and Alachua County to provide funds in order to keep the shelter open and pay for its staffing. Since October, Grace Marketplace has had to pay out of its pocket to keep providing services.
By Sara Daly on November 25th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:32 pm
On September 29, city commissioners will prove the city is willing to serve those in need by making dinner for the homeless at GRACE Marketplace.
By Cassidy Whitson on November 19th, 2014 | Last updated: November 19, 2014 at 7:17 pm
Homeless individuals in Alachua County find ways to cope with the cold weather. Some choose to sleep inside at shelters like Grace Marketplace, while others prefer to stay outside with their possessions, rely on friendship to stay warm.
By Leah Harding on November 18th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:31 pm
Gainesville’s homeless must present a blue card issued by the Gainesville Police Department to prove they are free of arrest warrants and are not registered sexual offenders or predators.
By Eric Bandin on November 11th, 2014 | Last updated: November 11, 2014 at 7:53 pm
A local non-profit organization is helping veterans transition into their futures by echoing their selfless service done in the past.
By Leah Harding on November 11th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:33 pm
A local shelter offers a place to stay for homeless veterans and veterans overcoming a drug or alcohol addiction.
By Kali Kavouklis on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 6, 2014 at 4:39 pm
A local homeless shelter will soon be offering a new laundry program to its residents. On Nov. 6, Grace Marketplace, a “one-stop” shelter for the homeless, received new laundry equipment provided by the City of Gainesville using money donated by the […]
By Alexa Lightle on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 5:03 pm
An area dubbed Tent City in Gainesville housed homeless people for years, but their eviction left the area littered with remnants from the former occupants. The property is now seeking help for a much needed clean-up.
By Zak Dahlheimer on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:22 pm
The shelter accommodates unusually high numbers on harsh, cold nights this season.
By Leah Harding on October 31st, 2014 | Last updated: October 31, 2014 at 5:24 pm
Expecting a weekend cold snap, Gainesville homeless shelters like St. Francis House and Grace Marketplace are asking for donations to prepare for a surge of homeless people looking to stay warm.