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Homeless man held on $20,000 bail after allegedly hitting pedestrian by Public Garden

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A 58-year-old homeless man was held on $20,000 cash bail on Friday, a day after police said he walked away after the pickup truck he stole hit a pedestrian by the Boston Public Garden, leaving her with life-threatening injuries.

Keith Andrade, whose address is listed as homeless, was arraigned Friday in Boston Municipal Court on charges including larceny of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of a personal-injury accident, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

The victim, whose name was not released, was hit after police said Andrade crashed the stolen pickup truck into the gates of the public garden. She is listed in critical condition, Boston police said.

Andrade’s $1,000 bail in a separate case was revoked. He has two active warrants out of Boston District Court for larceny from a person, police said.

Police said they arrested Andrade once they spotted him Thursday night, hours after

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Marian House drops ‘soup kitchen’ to reflect restaurant-style dining | Homeless

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Colorado Springs’ oldest soup kitchen has been feeding anyone in need of a meal for 50 years, and now, the Marian House is dropping the “soup” and the “kitchen.”

The phrase conjures up a downtrodden image of broth with floating bits of meat or vegetables, said Rochelle Schlortt, spokeswoman for Catholic Charities of Central Colorado, which operates the Marian House in downtown Colorado Springs.

But the Marian House has been and continues to provide much more than that, she said.

The daily lunchtime meal, now under COVID-19 restrictions served from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in eight seatings, provides hot food that includes a main dish, side dish, salad, bread, dessert and drink.

“For many, this is their only meal of the day,” Schlortt said. “It’s high-calorie, nutritious and well-balanced.”

Rearranging seating from picnic-style tables and benches to round tables and chairs, and providing “generous portions” of pre-plated meals instead

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Peel Community Kitchen bracing for surge in hungry homeless

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MANDURAH could be set for a double dose of the homelessness crisis in the next six months as Job Seeker payments dry up.

The Peel Community Kitchen, based out of Sutton Hall, is bracing for a rush of hungry homeless people despite their current numbers being halved.

“During COVID we saw a reduction of people coming in,” Peel Community Kitchen Secretary Angelo Gangemi said.

“Since Phase 4 (when they resumed almost normal operations) was introduced we have also seen a reduction by about half, and that’s because of the extra money that has been given to everyone.

“But we expect a surge in numbers.

“Our concern is as the money is phased out the numbers will not only increase, but they will exponentially increase because more and more people are going to be thrown in the deep end.”

While the government relief payments have been a godsend for many Australians,

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City House: Homeless Children Shelter, Transitional Living

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 Our Mission

The mission of City House is to provide emergency shelter and transitional residential services to children and young adults who are in need due to abuse, neglect or homelessness.

Our Programs and Services 

Today we serve youth ages newborn to 21 years through four primary programs:

  • Emergency shelter for children (newborn to 17 years)

  • Transitional Living Program comprised of several residential homes (18-21 years)

  • Youth Resource & Community Outreach Center (16-21 years)

  • Free Individual & Family Crisis

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