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Rosemary Beaver hands out clothes, toiletries and other necessities to homeless men and women out of Springtime of Hopes Mobile Food and Clothing Unit. (Coty Giannelli/Special to the Beacon)
Members of Springtime of Hope help a homeless man by giving him a sleeping bag. Springtime of Hope runs a mobile food and clothing unit that they set up once a week to hand out clothes, toiletries and other necessities to homeless people. (Coty Giannelli/Special to the Beacon)
A group of homeless people eat a warm meal provided by the Kent State University Outreach Program. (Coty Giannelli/Special to the Beacon)
The personal belongings of homeless people at the entrance of the former High Street Christian Church building on South High Street in Akron. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Helen Montana hands a pair of underwear to a homeless person in need. Springtime of Hope runs a mobile food and clothing unit to supply homeless men and women with items they need to survive on the streets. (Coty Giannelli/Special to the Beacon)
Gordon — a pit bull used as a bait dog in an Akron dogfighting ring — seemed to find a happy ending in January when he cuddled up with a Sandusky woman and her 1-year-old daughter who promised “Gordo” had found his forever home.