The National Alliance to End Homelessness reports of the approximately 636,000 individuals who are homeless on a given night in America, nearly 4 in 10 are unsheltered. This exemplifies the need for supporting homeless shelters across the nation. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports how some Gainesville shelters are getting some much needed financial support.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPHomelessGrants.mp3]
For the past 13 years, Scott Camil has marked Memorial Day weekend by creating a display of temporary tombstones to honor American soldiers killed in the ongoing Afghanistan and Iraq Wars.