Homeless serve hope to community

Homeless serve hope to community

A Dallas cafe is providing the community with food, drinks and job opportunities for the homeless. CitySquare Cafe opened April 23 as an extension of the nonprofit organization CitySquare, which works to combat poverty. The organization was formed in 1988 as a small food pantry in east Dallas and has...

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Professor directs choir for homeless people

Professor directs choir for homeless people

A UTD professor provides an opportunity for the underprivileged to hone their creative abilities through the choir he teaches every week. Choir Director and professor of vocal music Jonathan Palant started the Dallas Street Choir three years ago. They meet weekly, and the choir provides a chance for the singers...

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Mobile home

Mobile home

Cash strapped student lives out of car for months Editor’s note: The source’s name has been changed to protect his identity. His car was outfitted with two Coleman coolers filled with non-perishable food. He hid everything he owned under a tarp in the bed of his truck, or on the...

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UTD hosts week-long camp for underprivileged children

A crowd of kids, chattering and giggling, hold on to white balloons with the words “Let Go” scrawled on them. They wait for the go-ahead and, then, release the fear and self-doubt filling the balloon. From June 24 to June 27, they spent their time on campus instead of at...

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