Homeless =/= Voiceless

Optimism

Two of a kind

by Lindsay Ivins

by Lindsay Ivins


by Amanda Roberts

On first glance, Austin and Robert looked as though they’d known each other for years. The two shared ear buds and listened to music on Robert’s iPhone.

Kids keep spirits bright

by Lindsay Ivins

by Lindsay Ivins

by Cassie Klapp

A tall, dark and smiling man walks by, carrying a plateful of food. His shoulders slump slightly when he walks, and his smile has a gap in the middle. He wears a pair of small green glasses that sit on his nose and make his kind eyes appear larger than they are. He seems to know everyone in the kitchen and just by looking at him, many wouldn’t know he is homeless with 24 kids.

by Lindsay Ivins

by Lindsay Ivins

‘A marathon of haircuts’ for clients at St. Vincent

by Corie Stark

Every three months, an ordinary meeting room at St. Vincent de Paul in downtown Phoenix transforms into a $40,000 salon, equipped with barber chairs, shampooing sinks and state-of-the art styling equipment.

Three homeless but hopeful stories

by Joshua Delauder

On a Sunday afternoon in December, three people told their stories at the St. Vincent de Paul food bank in downtown Phoenix. They recalled who they used to be and how homeless life has changed them.

Surgery, bills don’t stop him from trying

by Amanda Roberts

Picking up rice and beans onto his fork, Bobby seemed happy to be eating at St. Vincent de Paul again.

by Lindsay Ivins

by Lindsay Ivins

Prison and the economy

by Anne Stegen

One client said he has been homeless for seven months. He said a stint prison caused his misfortune, but he said he is in the small percentage of people who try to get out of the system.

Client: Family hinders research progress

by Lindsay Ivins

by Lindsay Ivins


by Corie Stark

Quantum Moreno spoke vehemently about physics, the mechanics of cold fusion and a possible cure for diabetes. But all his completed theories – large notepads filled with numbers, data and formulas – are locked away in a home to which he has no access.

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