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A Moment of Gratitude at Year’s End

30 December

"I wish more people knew that HK has multiple levels of shelters and housing for homeless people so they can step up from chronic homelessness into regular housing in incremental, manageable ways over months or years at their own pace and are provided with case management through the whole process."

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Did you know: Housing and Health

21 December

Did you know housing is a social determinant of one's health, both mental and physical? Health and overall quality of life are dependent on housing, which provides stability and safety—something many vulnerable residents in our community do not have.

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Board of Directors Feature: Rev. Dr. Robin McGonigle

26 November

"I wish more people knew that HK has multiple levels of shelters and housing for homeless people so they can step up from chronic homelessness into regular housing in incremental, manageable ways over months or years at their own pace and are provided with case management through the whole process."

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Everyone Can Give: Sister Leona Spotlight

25 November

More than 400 people in need will be receiving a very special gift this holiday season thanks to Sister Leona Riebel (age 103!) who hand knits year-round to support Operation Holiday each year.

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Did You Know: Affordable Low-income Housing

2 October

Did you know that the cause of homelessness for many is lack of affordable housing?

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Client Focus: The Sparkmans

2 October

When Barbara and Joseph Sparkman were not able to make ends meet, they were evicted from their home and unexpectedly lost custody of their son...

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Meet Demarcus

9 April

A victim of Hurricane Katrina, Demarcus knows homelessness all too well. He moved to Wichita to be closer to family years ago and all went well for a time...

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Did You Know: Focus on Women in Poverty

18 February

Did you know that 1 in 8 women in the United States—just under 16 million Americans—lived in poverty in 2017?

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Did You Know: Focus on Domestic Violence

19 December

Did you know that in one night, 16% of all homeless people in the United States (87,329 people) reported experiencing domestic violence?

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Focus on Youth Homelessness

15 November

Did you know that 1 in 10 young adults aged 18-25 and 1 in 30 adolescents aged 13-17 experience some form of homelessness unaccompanied by a parent or guardian each year?

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UPDATE: Pets at the Inter-Faith Inn

15 November

We began accepting homeless pet-owners and their pets at our year-round shelter, the Inter-Faith Inn, on October 11! The Inn has since hosted a total of six dogs owned by four individuals...

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Volunteers, Meal Sponsors Needed at Emergency Winter Shelter

14 November

Our two Emergency Winter Shelters (EWS) opened on Thursday, November 1, and will remain open through March 31, regardless of holidays or weather. Each client receives a bed, dinner, breakfast, and access...

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