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Tyler Perry tells Gayle King his new studio will have compound for displaced LGBTQ youth, homeless women

Summary: Tyler Perry has revealed that his recently opened studio complex in Atlanta will also include a compound for displaced LGBTQ youth, homeless women and victims of sex trafficking. Full Story: https://www.nydailynews.com/snyde/ny-tyler-perry-new-studio-homeless-women-dislaced-lgbtq-youth-20191009-nto7nipbnfb7ngmfbnx3nolbmu-story.html

Jon Bon Jovi helps open expanded Joseph’s House homeless shelter in Camden

Summary: “We partnered with Joseph’s House to try to take hope to the next level,” he said. He’s been back several times, including to shoot a series of  music videos and a documentary about the city. Full Story: https://www.nj.com/entertainment/2019/10/yes-bon-jovi-deserves-to-be-in-the-very-imperfect-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame.html https://www.courierpostonline.com/story/news/local/south-jersey/2019/10/10/bon-jovi-helps-open-expanded-josephs-house-homeless-shelter-camden-addiction-poverty-philanthropy/3933133002/


Summary: As reported in The Washington Post, Will Smith and Dame Helen Mirren will each read a bedtime story during a one-night fundraising event to help fight global homelessness. On December 7th, Smith has agreed to partner with The World’s Big Sleep Out, a campaign that seeks to raise money to end homelessness and displacement around the world.

Essex County Homeless Population Rises For 4th Straight Year

Summary: More homeless people live in Essex County than any other part of the state, a New Jersey nonprofit says. According to researchers, 2,235 homeless people were counted in Essex County on Jan. 22 – about 25% of the entire state’s population. The total dwarfed the next-highest county, Hudson, which had 890 homeless people (10%).

Homeless man changes tire for woman

Summary: Jessie Jean’s on Historic 25th’s and Black Lotus Coffee Roasters posted about the good deed on Facebook. Post reads “looked out the window to see this happening. This is Chuck .. he’s homeless and works his ass off helping every day in the cafe . This is “one of those people” that get labeled.

4 Homeless Men Bludgeoned to Death in Manhattan’s Chinatown

A homeless man went on a rampage in Lower Manhattan early Saturday morning, using a metal pipe to bludgeon to death four other homeless men, hospitalizing a fifth. All five homeless people appeared to be sleeping when they were attacked. Full Story: Summary: Problem: In New York City, population 8.5 million, nearly one in 121