Tag Archive: Homeless

Kickstarter project puts cameras in the hands of London’s homeless

David Tovey became homeless on the streets of London after a stroke and found salvation in an unlikely place – a disposable camera. Tovey was invited to participate in an art project giving Londoners cameras to record life on the streets for a calendar now being sold on Kickstarter. He has had photos selected for […][Read More…]

Russia’s hottest RPG apps take all the fun out of being homeless

We know being homeless isn’t fun, but in the bizarro world of one of Russia’s hottest iPhone apps, being “homeless” is like being a rock star on a roll. Somehow, Homeless: Life Simulator manages to make even that look kind…Read more ›

Teen’s iPhone photos put vibrant face on homeless population

Nic Tullis has a summer project that doesn’t involve surfing or working at a frozen-yogurt shop. The 18-year-old is at the tail end of a Kickstarter campaign to to raise $ 2,500 that will keep him out photographing with his iPhone…Read more ›

VA And Bon Jovi Launch Mobile App Contest To Help Homeless Vets

Vet Reach Out is one of the finalists in the Project REACH app contest sponsored by the VA and JBJ Soul Foundation.

Department of Veterans Affairs is no stranger iOS devices or to developing custom apps to help deliver key services to veterans and their families. In fact, the VA’s CIO last year said that the agency needed to become “iPad friendly” in order to effectively support the agency’s physicians, nurse, and  [Read More…]

Homeless Musician Using iTunes to Get Off the Streets

Dred Scott is a homeless musician who plays for passersby at Denvers open-air 16th Street Mall. A local producer heard him, recorded his music and launched an album on iTunes to help get Scott off the streets. www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKiiNq72040 Released July 12, the album is called Live From 16th Street Mall and it offers six tracks of acoustic covers, including a haunting Wind Cries Mary, for $ 3.99. You can  [Read More…]