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Four Men, Two Homes… One Giant Dose Of Hospitality

There’s no agenda behind the Hospitality Center — unless you call feeding hungry people an agenda, but many people in the community don’t subscribe to the notion that this approach to helping people works at getting them off the streets. Whether the Hospitality Center continues serving homeless Racine-area residents will be up to the city Plan Commission, which […]

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Dickert, Hargrove Talk Hospitality Center, Homeless Solutions

**Editor’s Note: After the Hospitality Center last week ceased overnight emergency shelter, Racine County Eye heard from residents asking where the candidates for mayor of the City of Racine stand on the issue of homelessness in general and what the city’s role could be in finding a long-term solution for overnight emergency shelter. Both incumbent […]

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Hospitality Center Closes, But No Long-term Solution For Guests

Despite a community-wide discussion about homelessness in Racine held last week, the 28 homeless men and women calling the Hospitality Center home won’t be able to sleep there anymore. The overnight emergency program ended Tuesday night for good while it maintains its day services. But many guests at the Hospitality Center weren’t clear on where they were going to […]

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Hundreds Show Up To Conversation About Homelessness

Homelessness is not Racine’s problem, rather homelessness is the result of larger problems in the community — from a lack of mental health and drug treatment services to long-term unemployment. And Racine’s problems aren’t going away, at least not in the short-term. But that’s why hundreds of people showed up to a community-wide discussion at Gateway Technical College on Tuesday, March 24 on how […]

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Hospitality Center Offering Monday Dinner Starting Sept. 22

The Monday Night Hot Meal program is coming to the Hospitality Center. Established some 25 years ago, the program moves location each week, typically at a church in the greater Racine area featuring meals prepared by members of congregations from various other churches. Beginning Sept. 22, the Hospitality Center at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 614 Main […]