Tag: homeless

This Church Lets 225 Homeless People Sleep Inside Every Night

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Nearly 15 years ago, St. Boniface church in San Francisco began opening their doors for homeless people in need of refuge from the streets. The effort was started by Father Louis Vitale and community activist Shelly Roder, in 2004 and is known as The Gubbio Project.

Hundreds of people each day pass through the church, using the pews to sleep on, and they get blankets from the staff.

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This Bus Station Opens Its Doors At Night For 3 Homeless Dogs To Protect Them From The Cold

Fabiana Rosa/Facebook

Winter will soon hit the southern hemisphere and some people are already bracing for the cold as temperatures in some area have already started to turn chilly.

Fortunately for some of the stray dogs in Southern part of Brazil, good people have given them a nice place to keep warm and be comfortable.

The Barreirinha bus station in the city of Curitiba opened up their doors and provided beds and blankets for their new furry friends, whom they named Max, Pitoco and Zoinho.

The beds are old bus tires that have been stuffed with warm, fluffy blankets. Fabiane Rosa, a local politician, and animal lover, shared this story to her Facebook page, and of course, they went viral!

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Homeless Man’s Dogs Wait Patiently Outside Hospital For His Return


Cris Mamprim

Cris Mamprim was working the night shift at Hospital Regional Alto Vale in Rio do Sul, Brazil, when a homeless man named César came in seeking treatment.

While César was getting treated for a preexisting condition, Mamprim noticed that a group of dogs had congregated outside the door, waiting for their friend to get released. And, as Mamprim noted on The Dodo, these dogs looked much better fed than your average stray animals.

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