Hyperthermia can kill!
People who stay on the street can be particularly vulnerable to heat injuries. If you see someone showing symptoms of serious heat-related illness, call 911. Call 1-800-535-7252 or 311 for a list of cooling centers.
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From The Blog
YOU DID MORE, so we can do more to bring justice to our neighbors who are homeless. Many thanks to everyone who donated and/or helped to spread the word about Do More 24. We were able to claim all $11,000 in matching funds, which gave us a grand total for Do More 24 of $23,980. That’s a lot of...
Last Tuesday, the DC Council made changes to the Mayor’s proposed legislation to close the DC General family shelter and voted unanimously in favor of the bill. (It requires two votes to become law). We strongly support the changes to the bill and urge the Mayor and Council to work out any remaining kinks and expeditiously finalize and pass...
Today, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) released the results of its annual Point-in-Time Count (PIT) of homeless persons in the region, including those in shelter or transitional housing as well as those staying on the street. While the number of counted homeless individuals fell by 3.8% since 2015, the number of counted families (1491) rose by almost 32% since...