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Published 10.06.2020 11:37
In the US, Hotel Vouchers 4 All helps people in San Diego with housing during the pandemic.
Hotel Vouchers 4 All is a group providing emergency shelter in local hotels for people experiencing housing insecurity or those people who are unsheltered during the Covid-19 pandemic. The hotel voucher programme began in March. The organisation is raising money through crowdfunding. They are negotiating prices to accommodate more people…
Published 02.06.2020 17:18
Portable sinks are being installed across the United States to help homeless people have access to hygiene.
Dozens of hand-washing stations were installed by the Georgia-based nonprofit Love Beyond Walls partnered with LavaMaeX, another nonprofit from California. The campaign received support from the Grammy-winner rapper Lecrae who helped install 15 portable sinks in Atlanta. It was reported that the sinks are sanitised several three times every day.
Published 02.06.2020 05:58
In France, a group of volunteers launched #PourEux movement to allow people to cook and deliver food to the homeless.
Families or individuals who cook some dishes are able to register their packed meals on the website and then those who can drive learn if there is some food ready to be picked up and distributed. They launched the initiative since most of the volunteers who usually help charities working…
Published 27.05.2020 09:01
In Brazil, the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST, acronym in Portuguese) delivers lunch boxes to homeless.
The group that defends a land reform in the country prepares food with products without pesticides cultivated in Paraná. Every Wednesday, 500 lunch boxes are distributed to the homeless in Curitiba, the capital of Paraná. The rest of the week, they cooks together with people from the National Street Population…
Published 11.05.2020 12:23
In Brazil, a group of cyclists distribute personal hygiene kits to people living on the street
In São Paulo, Brazil, a collective of bikers called Bike System travels through the city distributing cleaning kits to those who are living on the street with no access to the means of virus prevention. The kit is simple: water bottles and liquid soap bottles so they can wash their hands. There are an estimated 24,000 homeless people in Brazil's wealthiest city.
Published 27.04.2020 13:37
In Brazil, a collective of bikers distributes cleaning kits to people living on the street.
The kit is simple: water bottles and liquid soap bottles so they can wash their hands. There are an estimated 24,000 homeless people in Brazil’s wealthiest city. The collective is posting pictures on their initiative regularly on their instagram profile (@bikesystem). The collective travels across São Paulo.
Published 27.04.2020 06:51
In Portugal, Crescer organisation, which helps people who have been homeless to join the labor market, reopened its restaurant.
The organization reopened its restaurant, É um Restaurante, to feed the most vulnerable. The team expects to prepare about 200 meals a day to distribute to homeless people. They are collecting essential goods such as rice, vegetables or fruit, calling companies and individuals on social media.
Published 26.04.2020 12:17
In Zimbabwe the EatOut Movement is working with Social Services to accommodate the homeless community.
They were chased out of the Harare CBD due to the Covid-19 lockdown. The movement aims to end homelessness one life at a time.  They have thus far secured 3 centres to accommodate children, men and women separately and have also collected donations of food, utensils, cleaning products, bedding, bath…
Published 26.04.2020 11:36
Los Angeles brings thousands of homeless people into hotels.
This is to protect them from Covid-19. The federal government will pay for at least 15,000 hotel rooms during the pandemic in a state with a large homeless population. The rooms will be secured for the most vulnerable, which includes people over 65 years old or those with underlying health…
Published 25.04.2020 18:46
In Las Vegas, hundreds of homeless people were moved to sleep in a parking lot after another shelter was closed due to a positive Covid-19 case.
In Las Vegas, hundreds of homeless people were moved to sleep in a parking lot after another shelter was closed due to a positive Covid-19 case. In a parking lot, grid lines were drawn six feet (1.8 metres) apart to follow the social distancing guidelines. People sleep on mats that…

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