Richmond organizations helping homeless through dangerous heat

“RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – There’s a new push to calculate how many people are living on the streets in the metro-Richmond area. On this very hot week, it’s also revealing how dangerous it can be for those who don’t have a home, in the heat all day long, and with very little resources.

“This is something that’s really critical during the summer months as well because we’ve seen issues such as dehydration, heat-related issues, that sort of thing,” said Taylor Garrett, Daily Planet case management and outreach services director.”

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