City of Dallas asks for help to shelter the homeless this upcoming winter

Unlike last year when the city received federal funds to shelter the homeless in hotels, that funding is no longer available this year, and hotel prices are higher. The city of Dallas is hoping that its new inclement weather policy will also help open the doors to the homeless all around the city rather than the concentrated services that are downtown.

Non-profit working to end veteran homelessness

A non-profit founded by veterans to serve veterans is focused on ending veteran homelessness. U.S. Vets is helping homeless veterans and their families gain independence and freedom that they helped fight for.

Special education students running Dallas high school food pantry to help homeless kids

The pantry to help students in need was started about six years ago by a teacher. But when the pandemic hit and volunteers could no longer come inside the school to help, special education students stepped up. It’s a win-win situation that helps students in need while also helping special education students develop life and work skills.