WestTown Resource Center aims to provide the homeless and low-income population with a new model of social service.
News Brendan Hoover
Extreme weather is just one of many obstacles facing most of the local
homeless population. Others include crushing poverty, substance abuse,
mental health issues, unemployment, legal issues, domestic violence,
chronic medical conditions and more.
The Homeless Alliance provides an alternative to spare change.
News Greg Horton
When Shane Warren Speegle told an Oklahoma City police officer he made
$60,000 last year by panhandling, the story quickly went viral thanks to
The Huffington Post. Locally, KOCO Channel 5 broadcast the story, but
with no way to verify Speegle’s income, it might be wise to take his
claim with a dose of skepticism.