Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Teams of volunteers were braving subzero temperatures across the state early Wednesday for the annual statewide census of homelessness.
Columbus judges have ruled that a homeless man accused of stabbing a Columbus State Community College professor and a homeless woman charged with causing a bomb scare at Port Columbus are mentally incompetent to stand trial.
The state will use a pilot program to send grants to organizations that provide legal help, temporary housing, and medical assistance to Ohioans between the ages of 18 and 24.
Francis Carr has fed, clothed and offered counsel to some of Columbus’ most needy for the last 27 years.
Federal money is drying up at the same time local shelters report overcrowding.
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WOSU’s Mandie Trimble follows one family’s journey from the suburbs to a downtown homeless shelter.
In an effort to help the homeless and encourage others to give, an anonymous donor has offered to match Columbus City Council’s emergency funds for a local homeless shelter. Council is expected to vote on the legislation at Monday’s meeting.
As Columbus homeless shelters face record demand, the city of Columbus is stepping up to help. This year the number of people seeking shelter has increased by unprecedented amounts, and the shelter board is running out of money to house them.
Frigid temperatures are forcing the homeless into Columbus shelters. While social service agencies are feeling the strain of state budget cutbacks, homeless shelters seem to be insulated from the cash crunch – at least for now.