MAH seeking bicycle donations

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Milford Advocacy for the Homeless is currently asking for donations of bicycles to help the homeless population move toward permanent housing. According to Martha Gery, CEO of MAH, a bicycle can be a lifeline to someone who is trying to end the cycle of homelessness. “It’s more than just a bike,” Gery said. “Most of us see a bicycle as …

Milford Advocacy for the Homeless to hold two events

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Milford Advocacy for the Homeless (MAH), has planned two events designed to assist Milford’s homeless population. The first is a candlelight vigil in Bicentennial Park to celebrate those lost to an overdose. The event will be on Thursday, August 31 from 7 to 8 PM. “Brandywine Counseling is handling the vigil in the park and they are going to offer …

Milford’s hidden housing crisis

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At recent city council meetings, there has been significant discussion about homelessness and panhandling in areas of the city. Council members are receiving complaints from businesses downtown about the many homeless in downtown areas, some of whom are impacting foot traffic in the area. Around the highway shopping centers, there are several homeless people who are panhandling, creating a dangerous …