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What’s New? – Sister Rose House

In my 'What's New?' blog, New Bedford's newest "house" is one that's truly out-of-the-ordinary! New Bedford has grappled with the complexity of homelessness...

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Homeless Struggle To Maintain New Encampment In Sacramento
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Room At The Inn for Christmas

Remember the biblical story of Joseph and Mary, who was about to give birth, being refused a place to stay because there was no room left at the inn...

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Hotline For The Homeless

When you have a lot of different non-profits duplicating similar services, it's like having a tossed salad in a large bowl. Everything is separate but together, if you get my drift...

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‘Quarters For Christmas’ Contributes to Reducing Homelessness in New Bedford

WBSM's revival of "Quarters for Christmas" has built a foundation for more donations going forward.

This past weekend at the Dartmouth Mall, the radio station collected over $600 in spare change in an effort to raise money for Rise Up for Homes to create an emergency overflow homeless shelter when it gets too cold to stay outside...

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Quarters for Christmas

WBSM’s Quarters For Christmas Returns

After a decade long hiatus, WBSM is bringing back radio legend Stan Lipp’s Quarters for Christmas this December!  On Saturday, December 5th WBSM will be broadcasting live from the Dartmouth Mall to raise money for Rise Up For Homes, a local initiative to establish emergency overflow and day shelters for extreme weather conditions.

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TSM/Gazelle

Home Street Home

" How does it feel to be without a home...like a complete unknown...like a rolling stone"....Bob Dylan. New Bedford was the home of a homeless awareness event called One Homeless Night ... Is Too Many.

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Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Reaching Down Lifting Up

When it come to homelessness, there's no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. Our community is coming together to elevate the awareness of local homelessness on Friday, October 16, from 6 pm to 6 am at Normandin Middle School with One Homeless Night ...

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Rev. Lima Discusses One Homeless Night [Video]

Rev. David Lima, Executive Minister of the Inter-Church Council of Greater New Bedford, dropped by Brian's Beat to discuss “One Homeless Night…...

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Possible Answer For The Homeless

One of the most pressing challenges on the South Coast is the issue of establishing a sustainable day-time shelter for the homeless. The main obstacles are the usual culprits: money, location, staffing and what services it could help the homeless with...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Block Grant Funding Totals Nearly $2.5M for New Bedford Organizations

About $2.5 million was distributed to New Bedford-based community organizations Tuesday.

The Community Development Block Grants from the U...

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