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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 […]

Curbside Chronicle vendors create succulent arrangements for Father’s Day

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City’s Curbside Chronicle vendors are creating hand-potted succulent arrangements for Father’s Day, June 21.  Profits will go to support the vendors who are working their way out of homelessness. This is Curbside’s inaugural Father’s Day campaign following several successful Valentine’s and Mother’s Day […]

Curbside Chronicle vendors to assemble and sell flower bouquets for Mother’s Day

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Curbside Chronicle vendors will offer people in Oklahoma City a chance to purchase flowers for special women in their life this Mother’s Day while also supporting people who are working their way out of homelessness. The Curbside Chronicle is creating flower bouquets that will […]

City Care to host 2nd annual “Odyssey Project” to help city’s homeless

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, October 13, City Care, an Oklahoma City based nonprofit organization, will host its second annual Odyssey Project event to raise funds for low-income and homeless housing.  The “come as you are” event will be held at 7 p.m. at Kerr Park.102 Robert S. Kerr […]

Oklahoma City’s Curbside Chronicle wins Google Challenge

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma City Curbside Chronicle is the winner of the popular vote in the Google.org Impact Challenge. Funds received by the organization total $100,000. Google.org granted $50,000 to four organizations, including The Curbside Chronicle, plus the bonus $50,000 for winning a popular vote among the people of Oklahoma City. […]

Text-to-give campaign launched to help end homelessness in Oklahoma City

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Making a contribution to help the fight against homelessness in Oklahoma City is now easy through the new text-to-give campaign. Text HelpOKCHomeless to 41444 and follow the instructions to make a donation benefiting local service organizations that help people who are homeless. Donations can also […]

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 […]

Curbside Chronicle vendors sell Valentine’s bouquets to help OKC’s homeless

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter This month Oklahoma City residents can purchase flowers for their loved ones this Valentine’s Day while also supporting people who are working their way out of homelessness. The Curbside Chronicle has teamed with The Plant Shoppe to create Valentine’s Day bouquets that will be sold  to the public from February 10-14 […]

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