Homelessness

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. Up until now, we have only provided an overnight shelter for the homeless, but that's about to…
Mercy Meals and More Opens Their Hearts
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? That is the inspiration of a local non-profit, Mercy Meals and More, to open its warm place to welcome anyone who seeks a roof over their head, a bite…
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. Well, now thanks to a new program, services for people who have fallen on tough times will make it easier to acce…
Quarters For Christmas is back
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 over…

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