‘Operation Bed Roll’ helps the homeless in Greensboro

Operation Bed Roll delivered the first set of 70 crocheted plastic bag yarn (plarn) sleeping mats to the Interactive Resource Center. Read story and watch video here >> Photo Credit: My Fox 8... Continue Reading →
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Interactive Resource Center Expand Classes for Homeless

GTCC and the Interactive Resource Center are expanding their joint effort to provide classes and job skills to the homeless. Many of those enrolled already are working but the classes are aimed at helping the program’s men and women get better-paying jobs so they can move into permanent housing. GTCC ...
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Interactive Resource Center’s new mural both moving and a mission statement

Gina Elizabeth Franco looked up and along the length of the brick canvas and smiled. “If you can create conversation, it serves its purpose,” she said. Franco had just finished painting a mural of doors and a large key with the words “Housing is a Human Right” on a building ...
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Local shelters extend hours to keep homeless out of the heat

Ronald Watlington lives homeless in Greensboro, and getting around isn’t easy with knee problems and the blistering heat. “Once I get hot it gets to the point where I can’t get up,” Watlington said. And on top of that, he has narcolepsy, which can be especially dangerous in the heat. ...
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Community Foundation allows homeless shelter in Greensboro to help those in need

The Interactive Resource Center (IRC) in Greensboro is a lot more than just a homeless day shelter. On any given day, about 200 people use the facility. “We provide everything from basic fundamental services like showers, laundry, access to mail, phones, coffee, to self-sufficiency programming or GED classes,” said Executive ...
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