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Downtown development not limited to real estate

Downtown development not limited to real estate

| July 30, 2014

FORT WAYNE—For The Rescue Mission, Fort Wayne’s downtown development is about more than real estate and economic development. “While The Rescue Mission applauds and affirms the economic development and revitalization efforts in downtown Fort Wayne, we also feel the need to address human development and revitalization,” said the Rev. Donovan Coley, CEO and senior pastor […]

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Rescue Mission launching campaign to address panhandling, homelessness

Rescue Mission launching campaign to address panhandling, homelessness

| June 27, 2014

FORT WAYNE—On June 28, The Rescue Mission will launch an initiative aimed at addressing panhandling and homelessness during the 5th Annual South Side Fest. Panhandling and homelessness are serious issues in many urban areas, and Fort Wayne is no exception. “Seeing someone holding a cardboard sign on the street makes us feel uncomfortable. Do we […]

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South Side Fest a ‘showcase for what is right about the south side’

South Side Fest a ‘showcase for what is right about the south side’

| June 18, 2014

Local pastor lauds positive attributes of much-maligned side of town FORT WAYNE—For many, it’s an opportunity for fun, perhaps even fellowship with old and new friends. But, for one local minister, the upcoming South Side Fest, scheduled for June 27 and June 28, is much more. According to the Rev. Donovan Coley Sr., CEO and […]

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Homelessness in the Fort Wayne community

Homelessness in the Fort Wayne community

| November 21, 2013

GETTING HELP IN OUR COMMUNITY No one plans to be homeless, but homelessness happens to hundreds of individuals or families in the Fort Wayne area each year. Homelessness happens to people of all races and ethnic groups, all ages, all parts of the city, and all times of the year. The faces of the homeless […]

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