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Job-training program helps homeless find work
April 10, 2013 | Boston Globe
In 2012, Pine Street's employment services helped 250 people find jobs, almost half of those looking for work through the organization — at an average wage of $11.56 an hour.
Red flag raised over homeless
March 6, 2013 | Boston Globe
Boston saw a small increase last year in the number of people living on city streets, in emergency shelters, and in substance abuse and mental health facilities, according to data released Monday from the city’s annual homeless census. The census, conducted the night of Dec. 12, 2012, found a total of 6,992 homeless men, women, and children, up from 6,647 one year earlier, for a 5.2 percent increase.
Gelzinis: Our Father Sean Warms Hearts
February 20, 2013 | Boston Herald
Like the rest of us, Lyndia Downie is in the dark about how a pope gets to be pope. But as president and executive director of the Pine Street Inn, she can speak about the character of the Franciscan she knows as “Father Sean.”
Foxborough's 99 Restaurant Helps Feed Over 400 Homeless Men and Women in Boston
February 18, 2013 | Foxborough Patch
Employees from The Ninety Nine Restaurant in Foxborough reached out to those in need in February by preparing and serving dinner to more than 400 homeless men and women at Pine Street Inn in Boston.
As Seen Around Boston
February 17, 2013 | Boston Globe Magazine
Governor Deval Patrick and John Dahill, 14, from Hull make pies for supper at the Pine Street Inn in Boston on January 26
Patriots honor Brookline's Michael Ferullo
February 4, 2013 | Brookline Tab
Michael Ferullo of Brookline was recently selected as a Patriots “Difference Maker of the Week,” recognizing his commitment to Pine Street Inn. The Difference Maker award focuses on volunteerism, with the Kraft family and the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation honoring Myra Kraft’s lifetime commitment to philanthropy and charitable service.
Students Help Out in Boston
January 30, 2013 | Boston Herald
Hundreds of eighth-graders representing every city and town in the Bay State came together in Boston yesterday to celebrate youth leadership and service. At the Pine Street Inn, about 50 kids made apple pies, put together toiletry bags and made birthday cards for the shelter’s guests.
Despite Warnings, Runners Head Outdoors
January 23, 2013 | WBZ-TV
Nelson Bennett and his team loaded a van at Pine Street Inn on Harrison Avenue. The nighttime outreach team hit the streets earlier than normal to try and encourage the homeless to come inside.
Keeping Boston's Homeless Out of the Cold
January 23, 2013 | NECN
With extreme cold comes pressing concerns about the welfare of Boston's most vulnerable: the homeless.All four Pine Street shelters are open 24/7, there are extended hours in place for their vans to drive around and to pick people up, and no one will be turned away.
Pine St. Inn helping hundreds during holidays
December 19, 2012 | WCVB-TV
While Pine Street Inn is well known for a warm meal and emergency shelter, now job training is a large part of its mission. Any support is very much appreciated.