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Annual Point in Time Count results of Oklahoma City’s homeless population released

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On the night of Oklahoma City’s annual Point in Time Count, more than 1,500 people were experiencing homelessness, according to a report released recently by the City and the Homeless Alliance. The annual Point in Time Count conducted on January 23, resulted in 1,573 […]

Homeless Alliance receives $200,000 donation, releases first ever digital Curbside Chronicle

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Homeless Alliance has received a $200,000 donation from the Richison Family Foundation, established by Paycom’s founder and CEO, Chad Richison.  The donation will help to meet the Homeless Alliance’s new demands of safely providing food and hygiene supplies to people experiencing homelessness in […]

Results of Point in Time annual count of OKC’s homeless population released

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK– The number of people who were experiencing homelessness in Oklahoma City on the night of its annual count was 1,273, an increase of 90, according to the Point in Time report released by the City of Oklahoma City and Homeless Alliance on Tuesday (June 4). The […]

Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne creates psychedelic design for Wrap Up Homelessness campaign

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2018 Wrap Up Homelessness Campaign is now underway giving Oklahoma City residents an oppotunity to help those who are transitioning through homelessness. For the third year in a row, the Curbside Chronicle has partnered with local artists to design holiday wrapping paper for sale […]

Homeless Alliance Fresh stART artist finds calling in unlikely location

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Feeling hungry with no options, Phillip, an Oklahoma City man was homeless. During a dumpster dive he discovered a new calling.  Instead of food, he noticed sitting on top of the trash pile were two artist paint brushes and acrylic black and white paint.  Phillip […]

Annual Sooner Stand Down to serve low income and homeless veterans on Sept 7

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Friday, an estimated 200 low income and homeless veterans will receive services, care and supplies during the annual “Sooner Stand Down,” a partnership between human service organizations and the Oklahoma VA Health Care System. The Stand Down will be held September 7 from 6:30 […]

August art show to feature work by artists experiencing homelessness

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On August 10, artists who are experiencing homelessness will display their work at an art show at the Homeless Alliance, 1724 N.W. 4th Street. The free exhibit will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featured artists participate in “Fresh stART,” a program of the […]

Homeless Alliance to host annual “Sooner Stand Down” serving over 200 low income and homeless Veterans

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – On Friday, September 15, more than 200 low income and homeless veterans will receive services, care and supplies at the annual “Sooner Stand Down.”  The event will be held from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Homeless Alliance’s WestTown Homeless Resource Campus in Oklahoma City, […]

Report shows Oklahoma City’s homeless numbers are down, but “it’s complicated”

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Newspaper OKLAHOMA CITY – According to the latest Point in Time annual report, released by the City of Oklahoma City, the number of Oklahoma City’s homeless people has decreased by nearly 10 percent. However, advocates say the number alone isn’t statistically significant enough to celebrate. According to the report, which is […]

“fresh stART” exhibit to feature work by artists experiencing homelessness in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY – On June 22, artists who are experiencing homelessness will display their work in an art show in the lobby of the Homeless Alliance Resource Center, 1124 NW 4th Street in Oklahoma City. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The […]

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