Bill Beckett spoke with Simone Hennessee, Executive Director of Providence House, about Sleep Out For Independence a fundraiser and community awareness project about homelessness which takes place Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12th, at Independence Stadium in Shreveport. For information or to register visit Sleep Out 4 Independencehere.
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Airs Thursday, February 26 at 6 p.m. Myriad issues affect the homeless including how to find shelter, food, medical care or a new start. They can even face criminal charges for some common homeless activities such as panhandling in public. Thursday, February 26 at 6 p.m., Red River Radio’s Mental Health Edition of Health Matters will address homelessness. Hosts Dr. Mark Vigen and Shelley Visconte will be joined by Simone Hennessee, Executive Director of Providence House; and Rev. Henry Martin, Executive Director of the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission. Your calls will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502, or email them in advance to Health Matters producer Ranae Moran at email@example.com.
Bill Beckett sat down in our Noel Foundation Studios with Raelynn Brown, President of the Nonprofit Administration Student Organization at LSUS, along with Stacey Martino, Director of Institute for Human Services and Public Policy at LSUS and Simone Hennessee, the Executive Director of Providence House about the “Sleep Out 4 Independence” campaign which takes place at Independence Stadium this Saturday, November 16 from 3 p.m. to 7 a.m. the next morning. For information about the Sleep Out visit their web site at www.sleepout4independence.com or by phone at (318) 795-4245 or contact Providence House in Shreveport at (318)-221-7887.