Summer is coming, and the homeless teens and young adults at the Rare Breed Youth Outreach Center no longer need hand warmers and heavy blankets.
Around lunchtime on a recent Wednesday, De-Kiah Rose and his dog CoCo sat on an orange polka-dotted couch in an upstairs office at The Rare Breed Youth Outreach Center.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- During his years as a homeless teenager, Colton Hughes lived in underground tunnels and group shelters similar to the Missouri hotel, both left him feeling more alone and somehow still... less independent.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Last night we brought you the story of a young man named Colton who, at age 17, left home in the name of independence and found a not-so-beautiful sense of freedom in the streets of Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (February 28, 2017) - Harter House stores in Springfield, Hollister, Nixa, Kimberling City, and Strafford are raising money to benefit The Kitchen, Inc. during the 20th annual Jerry Bettlach / Jim Trimble Memorial event.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- It's pretty hard for Colton Hughes to talk about his past. "I lived in a great house. My mom did the best she could," Hughes says. "I was seventeen; I didn't really care at that point. Invincible or whatever.”
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- There are many reasons why youth become homeless - among them drugs and a disturbed household. But for some, the reason is simply who they are.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Labor and sex trafficking may not be issues you think exist in the Ozarks, and many might be victims and not realize it.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The Kitchen, Inc. on Wednesday sold its seven-building campus on Commercial Street to a developer who plans to convert them into residential space, retail stores, and restaurants.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--It's an exciting day for Robin Gilmore- she's the co-owner of Ms. Gilmore's Tea Room and Vintage Suitcase. After two long years, the Missouri Hotel located down the street from her business will get new life.