The Rev. Terry Troia, president and chief executive officer of Project Hospitality, says people without homes live all over Staten Island, but try to stay out of sight in parks, empty lots, and even cemeteries.
You can 311 to report a homeless person in their neighborhood, and Project Hospitality will respond within an hour. For more information on Project Hospitality.
Clothing donations are welcome, including gloves, hats, scarves, sweatshirts, hoodies and coats. The Lifestyles-Kiwanis Aktion Club is collecting clothing donations at Lifestyles Educational Center, 884 Targee St., Monday and Tuesday, January 20 and 21 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
-Written collaboratively by Salvatore DiBenedetto, Steven Filoramo, Joseph Jones, Andrew Moszenberg, Meredith Arout and Anthony DiFato for Life-Wire News Service with Edward Gregory.