Karl—A Story of
When Karl played basketball for Los Angeles Harbor College, he never imagined he would be homeless in Fresno 30 years later. Karl admits he took the wrong path—one that landed him in prison for 11 years. He knew it would be difficult to find work, but for 80 days after his release he tried to find a job before leaving Los Angeles. In January 2011, he jumped on a bus for Seattle to live with a friend and look for work. On a two-hour layover in Fresno, he decided this was the place for a fresh start.Full Story »
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- Formerly homeless, Dee Dee says of Fresno First Steps Home, "They gave me a ladder to climb, and I climbed that... http://t.co/EsXZNHWyfP
- We are so grateful to Community Medical Centers and Saint Agnes Medical Center for their donations of $25,000... http://t.co/GICjO17u0l
- A new study reports that it's cheaper to house the homeless than to let them remain on the streets. This is why... http://t.co/wYMfLcpJX1
- We are making a difference in Fresno. Eden and Steve share their story here. http://t.co/QBPpTI2Xon
- Consider joining over 40 vendors and partners at the Poverello House on Saturday, May 31st for their Open House from 10am – 2pm.
- RT @naehomelessness: On the Alliance Blog today: Are You Ending Chronic Homelessness in Your Community? http://t.co/vuqTxlbxxP