Tag Archives: Egan Warming Center

A Place Off The Streets

Flour dust covers everything. Bowls are overflowing with tomato sauce. Plates piled high with pepperonis, olives, and cheeses have been crammed onto two small tables. Clusters of people crowd around the ingredients, attempting to make their ideal pizza. Someone looking … Continue reading

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Hosea Youth Services helps to stabilize local homeless community

Homeless residents of Lane County are finding refuge and support through the efforts of many at Hosea. By Randi Brown It seems normal—a social young woman surrounded by a group of friends and a boyfriend. Her smile and laughter fill … Continue reading

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Egan Warming Center Sidebar

The Egan Warming Center is a program administered by St. Vincent de Paul: Society of Lane County. It started after a homeless man, Thomas Egan, known as Major Egan, froze to death after being turned away at the Mission for … Continue reading

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Trying to find a home in the Jefferson Westside

The Jefferson Westside Neighborhood deals with homeless problem with limited resources. By Katherine Du Pont Homelessness in the Jefferson Westside Neighborhood is at a high. Vagrancy around businesses, churches and area parks may not have been a direct threat to the … Continue reading

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Nobody is Alone in the Jefferson Westside

How the homeless survive in the Jefferson Westside They rummage through dumpsters looking for their next meal. They stand like statues on the side of roads holding cardboard signs that ask for change. Sometimes they even knock on neighborly doors … Continue reading

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