As North Carolinians stay at home, some are also helping the homeless

By Miranda DiPaolo

Urban Ministries od Durham is encouraging handwashing and enforcing social distancing by limiting how many people can come through at one time. (Photo courtesy Urban Ministries of Durham)

For most of us, North Carolina’s shelter-in-place order means we’ll remain in our homes, do work online, and find new hobbies. But, according to a state-sponsored report, more than 9000 people in North Carolina are homeless on any given night, and many rely on homeless shelters. Although shelters are struggling to provide their usual services, there’s been no shortage of generosity and compassion.

Miranda DiPaolo has the story.

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