The face of homelessness in Northeast Texas is changing. For the first time, women constitute the majority of homeless residents in area emergency shelters, according to a report released Tuesday by the Northeast Texas Homeless Coalition. Click here to read more
The Texas Christian Songwriters Association will hold a concert and art show Saturday to benefit Hiway 80 Rescue Mission. The event will feature original works by local Christian musicians and artists. It will be Saturday at Living Word Church, 1567 FM 1252, near Kilgore. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The concert will be 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is free, but donations to benefit the Mission will be accepted.
It is impossible to find a solution to homelessness if you don’t understand who is homeless and why. That’s what members of the Northeast Texas Homeless Consortium tried to find out Thursday when they conducted the annual point-in-time survey of area homeless residents. Click here to read more
Hiway 80 Rescue Mission is wrapping up its toy drive today - literally and figuratively - but is still in need of toys for older kids, said Executive Director Eric Burger. Click here to read more