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1. A Community Hidden but Close A Community Hidden but Close February-March/24-1/2000 Discusses the culture of a group of homeless people in Kansas City.

2. A Dollar Short A Dollar Short January/23-29/2003 Article describes recent attempts by the city to regulate temporary employment agencies downtown. Complaints of disorderly behavior by transients and drug dealers have precipitated a new policy stipulating...

3. A Grand Design: A Congregation of Homeless People Wants to Help Save Downtown A Grand Design: A Congregation of Homeless People Wants to Help Save Downtown February/6-12/2003 Article describes the efforts of the Grand Avenue Methodist Church (based in the Grand Avenue Temple) to minister to the homeless population of Kansas City.

4. Acting for Social Justice Acting for Social Justice October 30, 2005 Full Circle Theatre Company is a different kind of theater group. Its founders were raised and educated in the Roman Catholic Church and were influenced by the Church's emphasis on social justice and care...

5. Angels: The $400 Was Found Money, but a Homeless Mom Returned It and Won More than Dollars Could Buy Angels: The $400 Was Found Money, but a Homeless Mom Returned It and Won More than Dollars Could Buy March/11/1991 Photos and biographical article about the Kansas City homeless family of Rosemary Pritchett and their help received in renovating an abandoned home in return for a found bank check.

6. Brother, Can You Spare Some Time Brother, Can You Spare Some Time December//1990 Programs for aiding and sheltering the homeless.

7. Church Leaders Meet to Discuss Break-Ins Church Leaders Meet to Discuss Break-Ins January/24/2001 Photo and article about "a series of break-ins" and burglaries in Northeast neighborhood churches, especially on Benton Boulevard and Independence Boulevard.

8. City Union Mission City Union Mission

9. City Union Mission City Union Mission 1968 One page history of the City Union Mission, founded in 1924 by Reverend David B. Bulkey at 545 Main Street, the first of several locations Downtown in Kansas City. Description of the organization's "work...

10. Commentary: Still in Need of a (Real) Riverfront Park Commentary: Still in Need of a (Real) Riverfront Park November-December 21-5 2001 File contains an essay or article about the Richard Berkley Riverfront Park, or Berkley Park on the north end of the Downtown area on the south bank of the Missouri River, named for former mayor Richard...

11. Community Care--Serving Friends in Need: The Metropolitan Lutheran Ministry and Karen Pletz Community Care--Serving Friends in Need: The Metropolitan Lutheran Ministry and Karen Pletz October 2001 Photo and article about the ceremony at the Metropolitan Lutheran Ministry honoring Karen Pletz, "president & CEO of the University of Health Sciences." Description of the ministry's 30-year history and...

12. Drop-In Shelter Fills Homeless Gap Drop-In Shelter Fills Homeless Gap January /22/2003 Solid Rock Church at 1501 Topping Avenue has opened its church to the homeless by opening a daytime drop-in shelter.

13. Forum on Homelessness Highlights Problems with Housing in Kansas City Forum on Homelessness Highlights Problems with Housing in Kansas City November/19-24/1998 Describes the issues raised during a conference on homelessness in Kansas City.

14. Girls' Parental Home Girls' Parental Home March//1930 Photos and description of the "institution estabished to take custodial care of mildly delinquent, neglected, and homeless girls" from Jackson County.

15. Half Way Home Half Way Home May 1972 Article about half-way houses and community centers, highlighting Renaissance House at 3821 Baltimore Avenue.

16. He Paints What He Sees He Paints What He Sees April/20/2001 Biographical article about Roy Burgess, a 53-year-old painter and "executive director" of the "Paradise Playhouse in Excelsior Springs," Missouri. His paintings of local and other Midwestern people seen...

17. Help or Hindrance? Help or Hindrance? February 3, 2013 Article describes the actions of several area charitable groups whose aim is to help feed the homeless population of Kansas City. The Salvation Army's Honk and Holler program is spotlighted and their practice...

18. Homelessness Homelessness

19. Homelessness Receives more Attention Locally and Nationally Homelessness Receives more Attention Locally and Nationally December/31/1998 Describes the plight of the homeless in Kansas City and Missouri; includes statistics.

20. Homelessness Receives More Attention Locally and Nationally Homelessness Receives More Attention Locally and Nationally December-January/31-6/1998-1999 Describes the condition of homeless people and the agencies that serve them.