Pope Francis Center receives $7 million for plan to end chronic homelessness in Detroit

The Pope Francis Center is a step closer in its plans for building a new housing facility in Detroit to aid the city's homeless population thanks to a $7 million donation by the Julia Burke Foundation.

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Pope Francis Center gets $7 million donation for homeless housing facility

Pope Francis Center's plan to create a bridge housing facility for the homeless in Detroit has attracted a $7 million grant from a California-based foundation.

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Pope Francis Center in Detroit receives $7M for fight against homelessness

The Pope Francis Center in Detroit will receive $7 million from a California charitable foundation to help end chronic homelessness in the city.

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When people at the homeless center where he often helps out ask, Ford CEO says: 'My name is Jim'

Jim Farley, 58, is the CEO of Ford and can be found serving meals at Pope Francis Center downtown when his schedule allows.

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Pope Francis Center to continue serving Detroit homeless at TCF Center through June 1

The Pope Francis Center will continue providing food, shelter, medical and social services to the homeless through June 1 at the TCF Center.

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Detroit's TCF Center to lease lower level for homeless day center during winter months

Starting Nov. 16, the convention center will serve yet another purpose when it the Pope Francis Center, a day center for the city's homeless, moves into the lower level for winter, Crain's Detroit Business reports.

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TCF Center to be temporary location for homeless helped by Pope Francis Center

Donation of $300,000 made to help homeless.

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Doctor who calls on the homeless is affectionately known as 'The Healer'

You could say she’s a doctor making house calls during the COVID-19 pandemic. But all of the patients who wait every week to see Dr. Asha Shajahan, 31, of Roseville and an attending physician at Beaumont Grosse Pointe are homeless.

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COVID-19 Heroes: Caring for Detroit's homeless

Closing the Pope Francis Center, a downtown Detroit day center for the homeless, in mid-March was a tough but necessary decision as the coronavirus pandemic took hold of the region.

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Detroit church providing portable shower to the homeless

Pope Francis Center in Detroit is renting a mobile shower unit for the homeless.

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