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Dylan Chidick with his mother, Khadine Phillip, looking through college acceptance letters.

A teen who spent time homeless during his childhood was accepted into 17 colleges

Among the schools Dylan Chidick, of Jersey City, New Jersey, has been accepted into are Albright College, Ramapo College and Caldwell University.
Candice Payne.

The woman who booked hotel rooms for 70 homeless people in Chicago during the polar vortex says she impulsively rented rooms on her credit card before...

Candice Payne said she impulsively charged 20 hotel rooms on her credit card after hearing that 70 homeless people were stranded with no heat.

A 7-Eleven in Portland is using high-pitched buzzing to keep homeless people away from the store

Portland noise control officer Paul van Orden said the city has received multiple complaints about the noise blasting from the 7-Eleven's speakers.

Bono and The Edge went busking in Dublin on Christmas Eve

They were urging people to donate to a homeless charity.
The DoubleTree by Hilton in Hull, England.

A Hilton hotel will give 28 homeless people free rooms and Christmas dinner after another hotel canceled their booking

The DoubleTree Hilton hotel in Hull, England, will house 28 homeless people for Christmas after the Britannia Royal canceled Raise the Roof Hull's booking.
Lily, left, pictured with Elmo

‘Sesame Street’ just introduced a storyline about a young Muppet experiencing homelessness in an effort to end the stigma

"Sesame Street" is having one of its muppets experience homelessness in hopes of relating to the growing number of young children who are homeless.

The 17 least safe cities in America

The least safe cities in America missed the mark when it came to community safety, natural disaster risk, and financial safety, found Wallet Hub.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff.

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is putting up $6.1 million to turn a hotel into transitional housing for San Francisco’s homeless population

"Every homeless person needs a home," Benioff said in a tweet confirming his $6.1 million donation to help San Francisco's homeless population.

Amazon’s HQ2 could drive up homelessness in New York and Washington, DC. Most of Jeff Bezos’ $1 billion in donations to homeless groups ar...

Jeff Bezos announced the recipients of nearly $1 billion in grants for homeless families, which he will distribute from his Day One Fund.

These 7 states have the worst homelessness crises in the US. They also have some of the most expensive housing.

States with the worst homelessness crises also have some of the highest housing costs in the US.