O-R homeless series wins awards

The Observer-Reporter’s “No Place to Call Home” yearlong reporting project about homelessness in Washington and Greene counties has received one national and two statewide awards.

Newspaper announces $5,500 in grants

Grants totaling $5,500 will be distributed to three nonprofit agencies in Greene County that provide services to the homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless as part of the Observer-Reporter’s “No Place to Call Home” yearlong series.

O-R announces grants to help Washington County homeless

More than $18,000 will be distributed to nonprofit agencies in Washington County that provide services to the homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless as part of the Observer-Reporter’s “No Place to Call Home” yearlong series.

A little help

Haylea Maceiko may be a soft-spoken 10-year-old, but her actions certainly speak volumes.

$200,000 to fund food, clothing, shelter, medical and recovery services

Since opening its doors in 1941, the Washington City Mission has changed thousands of lives of homeless and impoverished people.

Reaching out to the homeless

Twice a year, the children at Wylandville Elementary School organize a project to help a local charity.

How you can help

People want to help the homeless, but sometimes don’t know what to do. The following are ways you can help, suggested by leaders of local homeless agencies.