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Phoenix nonprofit to use $3M grant to address homeless health needs

PHOENIX — A $3 million federal grant will be used to aid the health needs of the homeless in Maricopa County. The money was under the control of Maricopa County, but will now be managed by the Phoenix...

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Season for Sharing: Circle the City’s Medical Respite Center offers health care to homeless

A little over a year ago, James Martz found himself in a place he never thought he’d be: on the street, evicted because he couldn’t afford to pay the rent. He began staying with people he knew and liv...

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End-of-life care is a new beginning for some Valley homeless patients

This story originally aired on KJZZ and is being published as part of a collaboration with the Arizona Republic and azcentral.com. To hear the original audio version, go to KJZZ.org. Inside a medical ...

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Being Homeless During a Phoenix Summer

If you spend any time on 7th Avenue in Phoenix, you may have seen the homeless person they call Bucket Man wheeling his shopping cart up and down the street. What you probably don’t know is Bucket Man...

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Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

I’m having one of those “I really love what I do” moments! I’ve just returned from a retreat with co-workers at the Carondelet Center in Los Angeles. We enjoyed three days completely focused on our “W...

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History of Garden Tea

One person off the street. That was the modest goal for the first Circle the City Tea in 2005. Sister Adele, medical director at Healthcare for the Homeless, mentioned to a group of women from St. The...

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The Beginning

Sister Adele O’Sullivan, CSJ, MD, entered the community of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1968. After an initial career as a pharmacist, both Sister Adele and her community recognize...