This week a snow storm and a woman's suffering shared for financial gain across social media offer a stark look at life on local streets.
To wit . . .
KANSAS CITY TAXPAYERS HAVE FUNDED MILLIONS IN HOMELESS RELIEF YET THE CRISIS IS WORSE THAN EVER!!!
It's clear that 12th & Oak doesn't have a solution other than throwing money at the problem.
What's worse is that humanitarian concerns should unite the entire city in support of the less fortunate, instead the issue has become another culture war slap fight enjoyed by social media trolls.
Meanwhile . . .
Poor souls are crowding local resources in order to keep warm.
Here's tonight's update . . .
"Homeless people in Kansas City are allowed to take refuge in public buildings, city community centers and warming centers. RideKC also provides a warming bus on cold weather days."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links and a story that we're downplaying because it's a rigged blast that's demanding more cash from taxpayers . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City activated its Extreme Weather Plan for homeless people Thursday morning, as temperatures remain below freezing after several inches of snow fell on the area. The plan includes coordination with city staff and local service providers to make sure local homeless people have a warm place to go while temperatures are dangerously low.
Shelter director finds woman sleeping in snow, highlighting citywide need for more affordable housing
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- As bitter cold lingers through the region, local shelters say their resources are stretched thin. Nearly 200 people sought out Hope Faith's warming center on Thursday. The shelter provides relief from the cold during the day along with food, clothing items, and resources for people to seek permanent housing.
Developing . . .