Family Promise of the Palouse presented the first Cardboard Box City fundraising event Sept. 20, to increase awareness about homelessness in the area. The event required participants to spend the night outside, with nothing but handcrafted cardboard boxes for shelter. Lindsey Rinehart, executive director of Family Promise on the Palouse, said the goal was ultimately……
Homeless, poverty-stricken families with children will soon have a daily address, thanks to an agreement between Family Promise of the Palouse and Gritman Medical Center.
The League of Women Voters of Moscow advocated for a single point of access for information on housing, food instability, medical care, transportation and child care at the eighth Poverty on the Palouse forum Wednesday.
Moscow and the surrounding area offer one emergency housing option for homeless residents — and it is usually full.