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Why Some Bostonians Refuse Shelter In The Dead Of Winter
February 19, 2014 | WBUR
Follow Pine Street Inn's outreach van on a cold winter night in Boston for a glimpse of the challenges of living on the streets.
Boston’s Homeless Shelters Fill To Capacity As People Flee Frigid Cold
January 24, 2014 | WBUR
It’s cold out there, and no one feels it more than the homeless. Homeless shelters in Boston are reporting that they’re filled to capacity as people try to escape the single-digit temperatures.
Walsh’s last visits as mayor-elect highlight city’s diverse challenges
January 5, 2014 | Boston Globe
Marty Walsh tales part in four-day pre-inaugural tour, visiting organizations across the city, including Pine Street Inn.
Cold causes burst pipes, fires in Mass.
January 4, 2014 | Boston Globe
The bitter cold prompted deep concerns about the homeless and their vulnerability outdoors to hypothermia and frostbite. Boston’s Pine Street Inn has overflowed with homeless Thursday and Friday nights, with up to 64 people sleeping on cots in overflow areas of the shelter.
On Christmas Eve, homeless gather at Pine Street Inn
December 25, 2013 | Boston Globe
It was a packed dining room at Pine Street Inn on Tuesday for the annual Christmas Eve luncheon, one of the shelter’s signature events that fed close to 1,000 men and women on a chilly winter day.
Bringing Classical Music To Those Who Rarely Hear It: The Homeless
December 24, 2013 | WBUR
The musicians are from Shelter Music Boston, which formed in 2010 to bring live classical music to the homeless. Since then, the nonprofit group has performed 130 concerts at several Boston shelters, including the Pine Street Inn.
Boston Mayor-elect Walsh, Cardinal O'Malley serve lunch to homeless
December 24, 2013 | NECN
Homeless men and women in Boston were served up a special Christmas Eve luncheon Tuesday.
Pine Street Inn Serves Christmas Eve Luncheon To The Homeless
December 24, 2013 | WBZ
Pine Street Inn marked Christmas Tuesday with a special Christmas Eve luncheon.
Cutting boards created by artisans
December 17, 2013 | Boston Globe
These Jamaica Plain artisans are not making furniture. Rather, they are learning carpentry by crafting cutting boards.
Walsh, Menino confront Boston need as they serve holiday meals
November 29, 2013 | Boston Herald
Mayor Menino helped carve roast turkeys for the 1,500 meals 200 volunteers were prepared to serve throughout the holiday.