Stories tagged: House of Charity
Fri., July 15, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
The Spokane County Commission has voted to give $50,000 to help the House of Charity provide round-the-clock homeless services amid a major budget shortfall.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 12:52 p.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor has ruled a fatal officer involved shooting near the House of Charity on April 28 justified.
Sun., May 15, 2016
Nobody wins when mentally ill people are not getting treatment. Jails and shelters are stressed. Public safety deteriorates. Downtown businesses must deal with people acting out.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
City officials Thursday announced a commitment to fund the House of Charity as a round-the-clock emergency shelter for homeless people in Spokane starting in 2017.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 5:55 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department has released the names of the three officers involved in the fatal shooting of a homeless man outside the House of Charity on April 28.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 12:44 p.m.
A lined sheet of white butcher paper takes up half the wall outside the House of Charity’s chapel. By mid-morning Friday, about a dozen people had written to say goodbye …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 8:09 p.m.
A man is dead at the House of Charity after approaching police with a knife lodged in his body, urging officers to “kill me, kill me,” witnesses said.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 7 p.m.
Spokane’s largest drop-in center and shelter for homeless people may all but close its doors during the day without a significant infusion of cash from local government and private donors.
Fri., Jan. 1, 2016, 2 p.m.
Ed McCarron once made his boss 45 minutes late for a dinner reservation. McCarron, the longtime director of Spokane’s House of Charity, was walking downtown to a restaurant with Catholic …
Thu., June 25, 2015
Howard Riebe and Jim Sipes spend every Wednesday morning visiting with the guests at the House of Charity shelter at Pacific Avenue and Browne Street in downtown Spokane. They are …
Sat., Dec. 20, 2014
Don Juan Foster collected cans for money and often slept on a bench just off the Centennial Trail in Mission Park. The 55-year-old died after being hit by a car. …
Sun., Oct. 26, 2014
William Faust was asleep when the beating began. A rock cracked down on his skull once, then again. The attacker kept hitting, not letting up until most of Faust’s clothing …
Sat., Aug. 2, 2014
As a round of cars passed Douglas Seibold and his crinkled cardboard sign that read “anything is nice?” at Division and Third, he finished the last of his late-morning beer …
Sat., Feb. 22, 2014
Who killed Don Foster? The question lingers, almost two weeks after the shameful, ugly spectacle of Foster’s death. Police are still looking for a gold or tan SUV – a …
Sat., Sept. 28, 2013
It was technically a political town hall meeting – constituents and a politician, questions and answers. But apart from that, it was nothing at all like a political town hall, …
Thu., Aug. 22, 2013, 2:06 p.m.
Spokane police made one arrest in a suspected butcher knife stabbing at the House of Charities early this morning.
Thu., May 16, 2013, 10:30 a.m.
Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating an elderly male with extreme dementia who walked away from the House of Charity, 32 W. Pacific Ave. on …
Wed., Nov. 28, 2012
Miranda Carolus knows what poverty, addiction and hopelessness feels like. She also knows how one compassionate person can plant a seed of hope that grows into a changed life. While …
Sat., March 17, 2012
Mike Hamilton’s hands tell the story. His fingers are short and thick – too short, you realize – and it’s hard not to look at them and wonder what happened. …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2011
When the Spokane Chiefs hockey team hits the ice in full gear and the crowd roars “Go Chiefs, Go!” it’s easy to forget that many of the players are high …
Thu., June 9, 2011, 9:47 a.m.
The House of Charity homeless shelter in Spokane will remain open through the summer after an outpouring of donations from the community.
Sun., May 1, 2011
There are probably as many reasons to run in Bloomsday as there are participants, but a group of homeless and formerly homeless Bloomies are doing it for self-respect. “I did …
Sat., Jan. 15, 2011
Catholic Charities of Spokane announced plans to build a downtown housing complex for the city’s poorest residents to be financed almost entirely by a $2.5 million state grant. The 50-unit …
Tue., Nov. 23, 2010
The cities of Spokane and Coeur d’Alene on Monday activated warming centers in anticipation of extreme cold this week. Shelters in Spokane are authorized to open their doors to the …
Sat., Nov. 6, 2010
Dr. Arch Logan is the medical director at the House of Charity’s clinic in downtown Spokane. He volunteers four to five days a week at the shelter, where homeless and …
Fri., Oct. 8, 2010
The Most Rev. Blase Cupich, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Spokane, will attend his first Poor Man’s Meal at the House of Charity this Sunday.
Thu., Sept. 23, 2010
You’ve waited all year to get your hands on some authentic Greek dishes, and now it’s finally here. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St., will present its …
Thu., Jan. 7, 2010, 8:35 a.m.
Two Spokane warming centers are being activitated tonight to shelter homeless residents who otherwise would shiver outdoors in the arctic cold, city officials said this morning.
Fri., Jan. 1, 2010
Tom Willette, a homeless man staying at House of Charity, got a big gift for New Year’s. Willette, who is recovering from cancer at the downtown Spokane shelter, had a …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2009, 3:27 p.m.
The emergency warming centers at the Spokane Salvation Army, 204 E. Indiana, and House of Charity, 32 W. Pacific, will open tonight.