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Pine Street helps homeless register to vote
October 11, 2018 | The Boston Globe
“You can all vote,” Lyndia Downie, president of Pine Street Inn, told the gathering at the women’s shelter. “Sometimes I hear from some of our guests, ‘Gee. I can’t vote because I’m homeless.’ Not true.”
Boston Makes Big Strides, But Won't Meet Goal Of Ending Chronic Homelessness In 2018
October 10, 2018 | WBUR
"In a very quick sense, in triage, we need to help them see that they deserve better. A shelter is not a home and community," says Dayna Gladstein, vice president of emergency services at Pine Street Inn. She says 18 percent of people who go through triage end up finding another place to stay right away.
Finding their place out of the Inn
June 15, 2018 | The Boston Globe
Sixty graduates attended Thursday’s ceremony and will use what they learned in housekeeping and food service classes to bring themselves back into the workforce.
Gallery: Pine Street Inn training program graduation
June 15, 2018 | The Boston Herald
Graduates hold their diplomas during the ceremony for those who have completed the Pine Street Inn training programs on Thursday, June 14, 2018.
Mayor Walsh unveils $10 million effort to end chronic homelessness in Boston
January 1, 2018 | The Boston Globe
Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the establishment of the Boston’s Way Home Fund, in partnership with Pine Street Inn and Bank of America. The fund will raise $10 million, which will be used to create 200 new units of housing for chronically homeless men and women.
Women, reunited at homeless shelter, find comfort in shared struggle
December 25, 2017 | The Boston Globe
Barbara and Jeanne both worked all their lives, and had known one another over the years. Then each suffered major health issues that caused them to lose their jobs, then their homes and come to Pine Street.
To Reunite Homeless With Loved Ones, New Tech Delivers Recorded Messages
December 6, 2017 | WBUR
Seven years ago, John Alex Codio lost the phone number of one of his best friends. He was going to visit her in Miami, but his plans fell through. All these years later, he still regrets that he never got to explain himself.
Volunteers serve Thanksgiving dinner at Pine Street Inn
November 23, 2017 | Boston Herald
View a slideshow of photos from the day.
Officials, volunteers give out Thanksgiving meals at Boston’s largest homeless shelter
November 23, 2017 | WHDH
Dozens of people are giving back to their community by making sure those in need get a hot meal for Thanksgiving at Boston’s largest homeless shelter.
A Labor Of Love: Making 2,500 Thanksgiving Meals At The Pine Street Inn
November 22, 2017 | WBUR
A lot of thought and effort goes into preparing a Thanksgiving meal for your closest family and friends. It's another level entirely when you're preparing Thanksgiving for 2,500 people.