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Environmental Police confiscate illegal catch, donate fish to Pine Street Inn

March 14, 2017 | The Boston Globe

After Massachusetts Environmental Police on Sunday busted a fisherman with a batch of undersized fish, they brought his 45-pound catch of haddock, grey sole, and monkfish to Pine Street Inn so workers there could serve up a feast.
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Homeless shelters to stay full after storm

February 10, 2017 | Boston Herald

“It’s all hands on deck here. In extreme weather like this, having a warm place to stay could mean the difference between life and death,” said Barbara Trevisan, a spokeswoman for Pine Street Inn.
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Spotlight: The Desperate and the Dead

December 9, 2016 | The Boston Globe

If you’re interested to learn more about the struggle of being mentally ill and homeless, here’s a (long) but really interesting article in The Boston Globe. Pine Street is having great success with men and women in housing, where they find stability and support.
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At Pine Street, a meal...and food for thought.

November 25, 2016 | Boston Herald

More than 200 volunteers — ranging from regular people to pols — carved turkeys, filled plates and passed out food at the Pine Street Inn yesterday, but the spirit of generosity was also a reminder that the city’s homeless problem is not going away, organizers said.
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On the holiday menu: turkey and compassion

November 25, 2016 | Boston Globe

“It’s our Super Bowl!” said one regular volunteer to another as residents sat down at long tables covered in white tablecloths. Each place setting featured a hand-decorated mat and a note by a volunteer.
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Local Politicians, Volunteers Serve Boston's Homeless On Thanksgiving

November 25, 2016 | WBUR

Eighty-three turkeys, 700 pounds of mashed potatoes and 50 gallons of stuffing provided a Thanksgiving feast for hundreds of homeless people in Boston on Thursday, courtesy of The Pine Street Inn.
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Homeless Shelters Fill Up With First Signs of Cold in Boston

November 22, 2016 | NECN

Homeless shelters around Boston neared capacity Sunday night as temperatures dropped throughout the region. At the Pine Street Inn, the men's shelter had filled almost all of its 500 beds.
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WGBH's Tina Martin visits iCater

November 22, 2016 | WGBH

On this Thanksgiving eve many are grateful for the holidays, but imagine what it’s like to be homeless with no job and no opportunities, especially at this time of year.
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5 for Good: 'Field of Greens' harvested for the homeless

October 28, 2016 | WCVB-TV

Thanks to decades of generosity of Lindentree's owner and the food rescue organization Food for Free, the yield from the field has been donated to those in need. This season it was specifically grown for the Pine Street Inn.
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Homeless Voters Get Ready for Election Day

October 7, 2016 | WGBH News

Hear President Lyndia Downie and a Women’s Inn guest talk about the significance of voting – especially when you’re homeless.
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