Spare Change News: Street Newspaper Program


Organization: Homeless Empowerment Project, Inc
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Spare Change News helps people to help themselves through the elevation of voice, the eradication of myths surrounding homelessness and poverty, and self-employment opportunity.
PROGRAM SNAPSHOT:

Location of Program's Recipients:
Boston, Cambridge, Brookline, Somerville, MA
Who Benefits from Support:
90 currently and formerly homeless, and otherwise economically disadvantaged individuals
Fast Fact:
Spare Change News is one of only a few street newspapers worldwide that was actually founded by people who were currently homeless.
Raised: $1,519
Needed: $3,481

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Abby DeRigo Named Executive Director of the Homeless Empowerment Project and Spare Change News https://t.co/DVxnY6srjs

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The Business of Fancy Dancing by Sherman Alexie: A Movie Review https://t.co/BBW2il2qGS

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Read the newest poem from Marc Goldfinger here: Stolen Lives https://t.co/gvrJPOOQ10

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Read the latest column by James Shearer here: A New Normal https://t.co/YhriNpmRdS

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Meet Noah Hall! Noah is the Treasurer of Spare Change News. He is a Suffolk University alumni from Maine and proud… https://t.co/9SNy6feVDH

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Meet Abby DeRigo! Abby is the Volunteer Coordinator for Spare Change News, and loves planning fundraisers as well… https://t.co/Nf5s4V1FZD

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Meet James Shearer! James is a Columnist, Board President and co-founder of Spare Change News. He started Spare Cha… https://t.co/mogUNLN3ov

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Meet Marc Goldfinger! Marc is a Board Member, Poetry Editor and regular columnist for the Spare Change News. He’s h… https://t.co/bfV6Y4a3R5

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Homeless in a pandemic: How do you distance yourself when there's no place to go? https://t.co/qnHWEf3cI8

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RT @FriasJ88: ICYMI - Former hospital building reopens as homeless shelter sees first case of COVID-19 https://t.co/6WJG9iW50b @SpareChange…

Spare Change News @SpareChangeNewsApr 01

Pandemic redefines ‘essential’ as workers brave coronavirus https://t.co/hDDU2A8aVQ

Spare Change News @SpareChangeNewsMar 16

Councilor asks Boston to name racism ‘a public health crisis’ https://t.co/oB0B3bTrCq

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Is Boston truly ready for Coronavirus? #staysafe https://t.co/dnUpt4PQ4w

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As coronavirus spreads, homeless people are particularly vulnerable https://t.co/TurJGCNYmD

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Family homelessness rises faster in Mass. than any other state https://t.co/K7okde2wEg

Spare Change News @SpareChangeNewsFeb 25

Berning up Boston: Sanders Supporters Rally for Progress https://t.co/IvFkixAygY

Spare Change News @SpareChangeNewsJan 21

Scottish writer and INSP supporter Irvine Welsh writes a letter to his 25-year-old self for the street paper network https://t.co/oH7sQ7V687

Spare Change News @SpareChangeNewsDec 30

The Weak Link or Why Greta Thunberg is Right https://t.co/XJk66NTfEQ

Spare Change News @SpareChangeNewsDec 27

Just in Time For the Holidays https://t.co/h47y4Qdu5A

Spare Change News @SpareChangeNewsDec 06

Over a third of people leaving prison have no place to go https://t.co/1FcucC4sHb

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From the Street to the Finish Line https://t.co/oDYlMUILVn

Spare Change News @SpareChangeNewsDec 04

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