Helping Hurts As I look around, I see food banks, clothing banks, and other places that hand out services to help those in need. If we have so many of these places helping, why do we see the same amount of people, if not more, seeking these services? As a society, we see an
SCRANTON, PA—Tonight at the Zoning Board hearing, the board voted 3-2 to allow the homeless shelter and day shelter variance at the 215 Hickory Street location. Keystone Mission presented facts regarding homelessness as it relates to Pennsylvania, but primarily as it relates to Scranton's community and the desperate need of a Life Transformation center.
The System is Broken Before the Great Depression, communities took pride in supporting those who faced poverty, suffered mental illness, and were hurting. Today, we have plenty of resources available, but the current system has placed roadblocks that present challenges to providing genuine care to those who seek help. We see a trend with
A Letter to Northeast Pennsylvania Homelessness is the New Pandemic We are living in a time that the world is not like it was. We have a virus that has affected our economy and put fear in people’s eyes. We have seen this country in a political divide where everything results in political questions. With