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Three stories about this scam, on WWL TV (above) and in the Advocate and on Nola.com/Times-Picayune. The men coax homeless people with IDs to "return" items to retail stores, sell "found" copper to recycling agencies and cash bad business checks at banks....

Because of donated beds from the nonprofit A Good Night Sleep, dozens of formerly homeless will sleep well tonight in their new apartments, which shelter them but have scarce furnishings. The story, reported by Sula Kim from WDSU-TV. ...

THANK YOU to everyone who came out to Love Sessions on Sunday to support UNITY. We are so grateful to musician extraordinaire and UNITY Communications Chair, Irvin Mayfield, for organizing the event, and to Kermit Ruffins and the Royal Sonesta Hotel for their generosity toward...

Two years ago, New Orleans and Jefferson Parish, via the UNITY network of homeless service organizations, joined the 100,000 Homes Campaign, a national campaign to house 100,000 of the most vulnerable homeless persons in America by 2014.  The 100,000 Homes Campaign is being spearheaded by...

Mr. Clifford Burchfield, pictured above, sleeps in an abandoned building in New Orleans with no plumbing, electricity or running water, but he still devours the news every day from the Times-Picayune newspaper. Last month McClatchy ran an article about the importance of the Times-Picayune to New...