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‘Gimme Shelter’ hackathon to use tech in fight against homelessness

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While shelters and work programs play a big role in combatting homelessness, technology and apps could be the key to fighting the problem, according to the Tampa Innovation Alliance. The group will host the “Gimme Shelter” hackathon June 3 – 5 for volunteer coders to work on as many as 10 projects, including apps to address panhandling, help landlords take advantage of voucher programs and for point-in-time homeless count surveys. “This is a fantastic opportunity for Tampa Innovation Alliance to…

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