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Recent Press

2014

Nation Swell: Thanks to This Pop Star, 22 Homeless Veterans Now Have Access to Affordable Housing – 09.08.2014

Mix 94.1: Katy Perry’s On A Mission – 08.31.2014

Billboard: Katy Perry Donates Meet-and-Greet to Veterans Matter – 08.29.2014

Antimusic: Katy Perry Helps To House Homeless Veterans – 08.29.2014

Digital Journal: Katy Perry comes to the aid of 22 homeless veterans – 08.28.2014

The Blade: Effort pays off for Toledo Streets – 08.04.2014

The Blade: Distribution centers offer free relief - 08.04.2014

The Blade: Toledoans flock to distribution centers – 08.03.2014

WFAS-FM: Katy Perry Helps Homeless Veterans, Pays Tribute to Malaysia Airlines Victims – 07.28.2014

The Blade: Veterans Matter auctioning 2 Katy Perry VIP tickets on eBay - 07.24.2014

ABC: Katy Perry Helps Homeless Veterans, Pays Tribute to Malaysia Airlines Victims – .07.22.2014

Toledo Free Press: Veterans Matter continues to alleviate plight of homeless veterans – 07.05.2014

The Blade: Editorial- Veterans Matter – 06.11.2014

The Blade: Mayor pushes Toledo agenda in D.C. – 06.05.2014

The Boot: Natalie Stovall and the Drive Join Veterans Matter – 05.02.2014

The Blade: Child teaches lesson in respect for veterans – 4.11.2014

The Blade: $12.5M complex planned for veterans – 04.05.2014

Toledo Free Press: ‘Coming Home’ concert to benefit local veterans – 04.05.2014

John Joins Forces With VeteransMatter.org – 11.06.2013

Toledo Faith and Values: Walk for veterans to mark start of Tent City – 10.24.2014

2013

Tolelo Blade: Tent City helps homeless- 10.26.13

WTOL 11: Couple marries after meeting while homeless- 10.26.13

Toledo Blade: Fix problems in the 211 system, or scrap it- 10.27.13

Toledo Blade: Chilly Tent City weekend draws over 1, 100 -10.27.13

Toledo.com: Shelter From the Storm: Tent City returns to downtown Toledo -10.23.13

Toledo Blade: Toledo’s conscience at stake in shelter debate – 9.22.13

Toledo Blade: Tent City focuses on vets, women -10.15.13

Toledo Free Press: New leaders direct Toledo Streets -07.11.13

Toledo Free Press: Veterans Matter aids locals who served - 07.09.13

Toledo Blade Editorial- Jeff Gerritt: Central Access – 06.07.13

Toledo Blade Editorial: Repairing the Rift – 06.05.13

Toledo Blade: Shelters May Get Funding After All – 05.24.13

13abc: Conklin & Company – 05.05.13

Toledo Blade: City paper for homeless moves forward – 05.02.13

Toledo.com: Taking it to the streets – 05.01.13

13abc: Vendors start selling “Toledo Streets” – 05.01.13

Toledo Blade: Access To Justice Awards – 04.21.13

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness: Local Solutions to Assisting Veterans with Move-In Costs in HUD-VASH – 03.01.13

2012

Toledo Free Press: Newsmakers: Veterans Matter and new VA clinic make progress in 2012 – 12.28.12

13abc: ZZ Top visits local veterans – 11.01.12

ToledoFAVs: ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill visits formerly homeless veterans in Toledo – 11.01.12

Toledo Free Press: Veterans Matter: ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill says fun is what keeps ZZ Top motoring – 10.30.12

Toledo Blade: Tent City gives aid to people in need – 10.28.12

Toledo Blade: 1Matters Project Connect Tent City (photo gallery) – 10.27.12

WNWO (NBC 24): Pitching tents for homelessness awareness – 10.27.12

Toledo News Now: Annual Tent City event to take place in downtown Toledo – 10.26.12

Toledo Blade: Downtown event aims to help the homeless beat the streets – 10.26.12

ToledoFAVs: Tent City founder just heeding God’s call – 10.2512

Toledo Blade: Campaign to aid homeless grows up around Tent City – 10.25.12

The Independent Collegian: Tent City looks to aid Toledo’s homeless – 10.24.12

Toledo Free Press: Tent City offers many services to Toledo’s unhoused – 10.19.12

13abc: Conklin & Company interview of Ken about Tent City – 10.14.12

Toledo Blade: Photo show to benefit Tent City for homeless – 10.05.12

Toledo Free Press: Nature photo exhibit to benefit 1Matters – 10.02.12

Toledo Free Press: Veterans Matter gets boost from ZZ Top – 08.30.12

Fostoria Review Times: Project eyes connecting with Fostoria – 08.09.12

Toledo Free Press: Toledo Streets offers alternative to panhandling – 05.27.12

Toledo Blade: Homeless vendors sell newspapers in program – 05.25.12

13abc: Panhandling Alternative – 05.24.12

Toledo News Now: Area man takes advantage of homeless employment opportunity – 05.24.12

Toledo Blade: Homeless shelters at war with planners – 05.12.2012

Toledo Free Press: Homeless shelters face budget cuts, changes in systems – 05.11.2012

Toledo Blade: Jefferson Awards down to final 4 – 03.30.2012

WTOL: Jefferson Award winner Ken Leslie – 03.29.2012

Toledo Free Press: Group aids unhoused – 03.29.2012

Toledo Blade: Advocate secures grant for local homeless veterans – 03.16.2012

Toledo Blade: Council to honor 18 for compassionate acts – 03.10.12

MLive.com: 1Matters in Flint helping veterans with Ann Arbor VA – 03.07.2012

2011

13abc: Tent City event helps hundreds in need – 10.29.2011

NBC24: Tent City attracts hundreds in downtown Toledo – 10.29.2011

Toledo Blade: Toledo’s Tent City to offer free services – 10.28.2011

Toledo Blade: Nearly 300 attend Findlay event to get low-cost or free help – 10.23.2011

Toledo Blade: Hundreds walk for “unhoused” – 10.10.2011

Toledo Free Press: Musicians Unite for 1Matters Concert – 10.11.2011

Toledo Blade: Eye on Poverty (Editorial) – 10.09.2011

Toledo Blade: We need more compassion, not more government help (Commentary) – 10.06.2011

Toledo Blade: Harry Sandler exhibit – 10.06.2011

Toledo Free Press: Harry Sandler Exhibit – 05.17.2011

Toledo Blade: Harry Sandler Exhibit – 05.17.2011

Toledo Blade: Guest Editorial – A Homily on Hunger & Humanity – 04.05.2011

2010

Toledo Blade: Tent City and 1Mile Matters – Toledo – 10.31.2010

WTOL: Inaugural 1Mile Matters – Toledo – 10.30.2010

Toledo.com: Inaugural 1Mile Matters – Toledo – 10.27.2010

Toledo Blade: Mellencamp’s Message of Dignity – 10.22.2010

Toledo Free Press: Tent City 2010 – 10.21.2010

Toledo Free Press: Inaugural 1Mile Matters – Toledo – 10.21.2010

Toledo Free Press: Interview With John – 10.21.2010

Glass City Jungle: Toledo Media Unites – 10.12.2010

Toledo Blade: Tent City 2010 – 9.18.2010

2009

Toledo Free Press: Tent City offers glimpse into lives of ‘all the lonely people’ – 11.05.2009

Photos: 2009 Pancake Breakfast – 11.2.09

2007

WNWO (NBC 24): Tent City 2007 – 11.03.07

WNWO (NBC 24): Tent City 2007 – 10.16.07

*Programs/Partners*

John Mellencamp Website: John Mellencamp World Homeless Day Promotion – 8.26.10

John Mellencamp Website: John Mellencamp PSA & Toledo Streets Interview – 8.8.10

Rolling Stone: John Mellencamp PSA’s – 7.16.10

Toledo Free Press: Toledo Streets -10.24.09

WTOL (11 CBS): Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Adopts 1Matters – 6.5.2008

WTOL (11 CBS): Memorial Service – 12.21.07

 

*Advocacy*

Toledo Blade: Guest Editorial – A Homily on Hunger & Humanity – 04.05.2011

Glass City Jungle: Statement made at 1Votes Press Conference – 9.15.08

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