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The dining area provided at The Haven. Feb. 14, 2022

Local homeless shelter expects to serve community after years of delays

Taylor Haydu Reporter February 15, 2022

After seven years of delay because of funding, The Haven of Portage County expects to open its doors soon.“It started in 2015,” said Anne Marie Noble, the executive director. “What we thought was...

According to the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, homelessness in Ohio has increased by 1,478 people from 2014 to 2019.

How COVID-19 has affected Kent’s homeless community

COVID-19 has changed homeless services and has caused people to pay more attention to the homeless community in Kent and Ravenna.According to there were 10,345 homeless people in Ohio...

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University plans to continue expanding mental health services

Cassidy Gladieux Reporter February 13, 2021

Kent State University plans to continuously expand its mental health services provided by the Counseling and Psychological Services located in the Deweese Health Center. The university declared on Feb....

Hunger and homelessness at Kent State: Challenge stigma, create community for insecure individuals

Becca Sagaris Health reporter September 19, 2019

In 2018 there were 43.1 million Americans living “below the poverty level” and 549,000 Americans that experienced homelessness, said a Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week website.“About 32 percent...

Kent State volunteer Lindsay Kaminski stacks chairs after Loaves and Fishes lunch Feb. 9.

Ravenna’s First United Methodist Church serves lunches to those in need

Michael Indriolo February 19, 2019

For three years, Naomi Muster curiously eyed Dougey’s sketchbook. Dougey, who’s on the autism spectrum, and his father, who has dementia, attended Muster’s church, Ravenna's First United Methodist...

Jeremy Poe, senior communications major.

Formerly homeless student shares experience

Sky Fought March 29, 2015

The number of homeless people in the United States continues to rise, and college students are not excluded. There are an estimated 58,000 homeless students on campuses nationwide, according to the National...

KSU Veterans Club hosts run for donations to homeless

Joy TaMar Moorer September 28, 2014

Instead of packing your summer clothing away for the fall, donate them. The KSU Veterans Club will be hosting its third annual Clothes Off Your Back run Oct. 2 from 5-7 p.m., starting in the M.A.C. Center....

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