Homelessness

Elexis Webster, a 17-year-old honor student from Oakland, has overcome unsurmountable odds during her young life.

A group of 40 students from Chicago got the opportunity to attend a prom hosted by two local non-profit organizations.

Faced with D.C.'s sky-rocketing rent and surges in the price of living, Tyree's mother lost her job. The family was forced to make the difficult decision to move into the shelter, which houses around 243 people.

A Harlem resident committed a gentle act of kindness when she gave her shoes to a barefoot homeless woman on a crowded MTA train.

A police officer is being praised for his kind gesture towards a man who was kicked off a New Jersey bus for not wearing any shoes.

Two Boston men are facing assault charges for beating up a homeless man after citing Donald Trump's stance on immigration as inspiration.

By theGrio From Bay Area: Lelia Boroughs, 84, wasn’t known to many. SEE ALSO: Bachmann Says She Was Perfect Candidate Obama’s Grandma Survives Crash At least not outside her apartment building in San Francisco’s lower Pacific Heights. Her neighbors knew her well as an eclectic, kind soul who would offer to pick up their groceries […]

Homeless high school grad Orayne Williams is getting the ride of his life – a full scholarship to a four-year college.