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Darryl Owens | Florida Hospital Pledges Dollars for Homeless

Florida Hospital says it wants to end chronic homelessness. The hospital announced this week that it will donate $6 million dollars to help provide permanent housing for Orlando's chronically homeless. The city of Orlando along with Orange County have also promised financial support. 90.7s Brendan Byrne spoke to Orlando Sentinel columnist Darryl Owens about the latest push in the fight against homelessness.

Brendan Byrne is Central Florida Public Media's Assistant News Director, managing the day-to-day operations of the newsroom, editing daily news stories, and managing the organization's internship program. Byrne also hosts Central Florida Public Media's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration, and the weekly news roundup podcast "The Wrap."