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Mayor Michael Hancock wore his pajamas while visiting University Park Elementary School (credit: CBS)

80 Schools Denver-Area School Participating In ‘PJ Day’ To End Homelessness

The city and county of Denver and Denver’s “Road Home” are teaming up with the community to help put homelessness to bed by hosting the ninth annual “PJ Day” on Thursday.

02/06/2014

Beds at the Denver Rescue Mission (credit: CBS)

Denver Rescue Mission Seeing More Need During The Deep Freeze

Homeless shelters in the Denver metro area say they’re seeing greater need and are closing their door each night over capacity due to the cold weather.

02/05/2014

A demonstrator outside the City and County Building on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Report: Urban Camping Ban Is Making Life Harder On Homeless

A new report shows Denver’s ban on urban camping is making life harder on the homeless.

06/25/2013

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Parking Meters For The Homeless Go High Tech

The parking meters used to collect donations for Denver’s homeless are going high tech.

05/30/2013

Homeless people sleeping on the 16th Street Mall (credit: CBS)

Businesses Say Denver Dropped The Ball On Homeless Camping Ban

Some Denver businesses admit they’re having buyer’s remorse. They say they bought Denver City Council’s line last year when the city wanted support to keep people from sleeping on the 16th Street Mall.

05/15/2013

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock shows off his robe to preview this year's PJ Day. (credit: CBS)

Denver’s Mayor Encourages Staying In PJs All Day Thursday

You may see a lot of people still in their PJs on Thursday. It’s all part of PJ Day to raise money for Denver’s Road Home, an organization working to help get the homeless off the streets.

02/06/2013

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock shows off his robe to preview this year's PJ Day. (credit: CBS)

PJ Day Raises Money, Awareness For Homeless

Denver’s mayor donned his best pajamas on Friday to get ready for next week’s “PJ Day” to raise money for Denver’s Road Home.

02/01/2013

Colorado Coalition For The Homeless (credit: CBS)

VA Boss Says Number Of Homeless Vets Declining

The number of homeless veterans is declining as the Veterans Affairs Department works to eliminate the problem by 2015, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki said Tuesday.

09/25/2012

Homeless set up camp along the 16th Street Mall in Denver. (credit: CBS)

Denver’s Fight To End Homelessness Needs More Funding

A city contract with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless could be extended if the city council approves the allocation of $350,000.

02/07/2012

Denver Rescue Mission (credit: CBS)

Denver Rescue Mission Continues To Make A Difference

Christmas is supposed to be a magical time for children and their families but the economic downturn means some of those families are struggling just to stay together.

12/15/2011

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