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Clearing a path to a new life at judge’s Homeless Court
August 15, 2015 | The Boston Globe
Normally, Judge Kathleen Coffey presides over a spacious courtroom in West Roxbury. But on the third Thursday of each month, Coffey dons her black robe and heads into a small conference room at the Pine Street Inn in the South End.
Once homeless, Boston job training graduates celebrate success
June 4, 2015 | The Boston Globe
In March 2013, Boston native Ronald Taylor left his foreclosed condominium with a backpack and nowhere to go. The 60-year-old college-educated accountant from American University was homeless, but if you ask him, he never lost his sense of direction.
Pine Street Inn’s Micro-Units Life-Changing For Homeless
May 21, 2015 | WBZ NewsRadio 1030
Most people know the Pine Street Inn as an emergency homeless shelter in Boston. But it’s much more than their three locations in the city.The agency has 36 housing sites across the area.
In the South End, an awkward marriage
May 11, 2015 | Boston Globe
As a final, undeveloped piece of the South End finally changes, the Pine Street Inn is going to great lengths to be a good neighbor to the many new residents moving into the neighborhood.
Ninety Nine raises $131K to support Pine Street Inn
April 1, 2015 | The MetroWest Daily News
The Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub this week announced that more than $131,000 was raised during the annual “Have a Heart” fundraiser benefiting New England’s largest provider of shelter and housing for the homeless, the Pine Street Inn.
Pine Street Inn Transitions To Permanent Housing
March 9, 2015 | WBUR
From homeless to a home. Read Mark Mack's story of getting stable housing.
Lawyers raise $1M for Pine Street Inn house
February 27, 2015 | Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
Members of the Massachusetts legal community have raised $1 million to help put a roof over the heads of dozens of homeless individuals.
Need for Homeless Shelter Grows in Boston
February 26, 2015 | NECN
From its beacon alongside the expressway in the city's South End, Pine Street will fill all 450 of these beds for men, plus 110 more for women again Wednesday night. The overflow in this bitter cold, topping one hundred, will be in cots in the lobby.
Advocates seek shelter for the homeless ahead of ferocious storm
January 27, 2015 | Boston Globe
Advocates worked feverishly to take homeless people off Boston’s streets Monday ahead of a ferocious winter storm, even as the city continued to struggle with a shortage of emergency beds after last fall’s abrupt shuttering of the largest city-run shelter.
Boston health officials to aid homeless
January 27, 2015 | Boston Herald
Boston health officials and police promise a united front to nudge the homeless into safe quarters through the blizzard, while staff at Hub shelters slept at work overnight on cots to ensure enough warm meals and accommodations were prepared to handle the influx.