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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.
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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.
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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.
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Volunteers serve Thanksgiving dinner at Pine Street Inn

November 23, 2017 | Boston Herald

View a slideshow of photos from the day.
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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.
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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.
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Pine Street Inn to serve Thanksgiving meal to 2,000 guests, residents

November 22, 2017 | Boston Globe

After volunteers prepared hundreds of pounds of turkey, stuffing, gravy, and all the fixings, the Pine Street Inn will serve a Thanksgiving meal to guests at their shelters and permanent housing locations throughout the city Thursday.
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'I Finally Did It': Homeless For Years, Lenny Gets A Home

November 16, 2017 | WBUR

"All right, so we have a unit. It is an elevator building." Those are words Lenny Higginbottom has waited decades to hear: his own place to call home. The room full of people around him erupts in applause.
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Diploma day for Pine St. programs

June 26, 2017 | Boston Herald

For many of the graduates, who range in age from 20s to 60s, the ceremony under a big white tent at the Pine Street Inn was the first time in their lives they were able to celebrate an achievement.
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Patriot Matthew Slater at Pine Street Inn commencement

June 26, 2017 | The Boston Globe

Pats special teams ace Matthew Slater had some words of encouragement and appreciation Friday for 100 or so men and women who completed job-training programs at the Pine Street Inn.
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