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Dégagé Ministries aims to transform lives through care, community center

by (Degage Ministries)

Submitted 02-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

Written by Molly Hilbert  “Transforming lives” is not just a catchphrase or a clever slogan; it is simply what we strive to do here at Dégagé. We have 400-500 men and women walk through our doors each and every day to use our...

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New data reveals number of homeless up; unsheltered down

by (shardaisy)

Submitted 06-25-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

New research for 2015 has revealed that the overall number of homeless people is up 15% in Kent County. In contrast, the number of homeless people without shelter is down 21%.   Jesica Vail, program manager for the Coalition, believes the...

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Guiding Light director: Proposed panhandling ordinance a mistake

by (Sara Ransom)

Submitted 08-04-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

“To continue to marginalize panhandlers without addressing the systemic issues is a mistake,” says Stuart Ray, about the proposed panhandling restrictions. Ray is the executive director at Guiding Light Mission and has been working at...

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