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December 2, 2015
City must show leadership in fight against homelessness, advocates say

Leaders of agencies struggling to cope with homelessness in Fort Wayne Tuesday urged City Council members to show more leadership in tackling a problem that needs more preventive services and more shelter capacity when prevention fails.

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December 1, 2015
Council apprised on homeless issues

As temperatures begin to drop during the last few weeks of 2015, the Fort Wayne City Council heard testimony Tuesday from city officials and the leaders of several advocacy groups regarding the city’s homeless population. 

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November 24, 2015
The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission to host annual Thanksgiving Dinner

If you think cooking for Thanksgiving is a chore, imagine preparing a meal for 2,500 people.

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November 22, 2015
Rescue mission prepares for annual Thanksgiving feast

Thanksgiving is days away, but preparation has long been underway at the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission. For more than 30 years the organization has opened it’s doors to the community for the holiday.

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November 16, 2015
Rescue Mission looking to build a new home

The Rescue Mission is considering moving to a new location and is weighing the move with a feasibility study.

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September 30, 2015
IPFW Students Run for Charity

At the Nearly Naked Mile, runners were asked to dress crazy and bring some extra clothes for donations. All donations went to the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission.

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August 29, 2015
City tweaking plans for river

A promenade, docks and maybe some green space or public art are projects that could begin as early as next spring as the city fine-tunes plans for Fort Wayne’s riverfront.

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August 3, 2015
Indiana homeless population study meets criticism

A new report reveals Indiana's homeless population has gone down by nine percent since 2010. However, not everyone is convinced of the accuracy of the numbers.

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July 16, 2015
Rescue Mission looks to move and expand

Now, the largest homeless shelter in northeast Indiana is taking the first step toward changing locations.

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May 10, 2015
Rescue Mission sees spike in mental illness

The Rescue Mission said it’s seen a significant increase in the number of mentally ill residents in the last year.

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