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Before Rachel Panay joined Back On My Feet, she was an alcoholic with a waning music career. And she certainly wasn't a runner. Yet at a quarter of six on a chilly morning, she's outside the N Street Women's Shelter dressed in a thick black coat, wool hat and gloves preparing for a run.
In the areas of D.C. that experience 40-50 percent of homelessness and poverty, one local organization is making sure art is accessible to underprivileged youth.
Despite improvements, thousands remain on the streets in Northern Virginia. WTOP takes an in-depth look into how some counties are addressing the issue.
A record number of children is staying at a District-run emergency shelter as local officials debate how to tackles the city's growing homeless population.
The rate of homelessness in Virginia has declined by eight percent since 2010.
There is no rest for two sides of a sleeping ban in Frederick parks.
A new report on homelessness in the D.C. metro area shows, overall, the number of people on the streets is unchanged. However, when broken down, the numbers tell another story.
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded more than $1.2 million to help fight homelessness in Virginia Beach.