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2010-04-29 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jericho Project, a nationally acclaimed nonprofit ending homelessness at its roots, today announced its new Families Initiative to create stability for New York's most vulnerable homeless families by providing affordable, stable apartments and success-oriented counseling.

2010-04-22 10:00:00

COPENHAGEN, April 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Most Vulnerable People in Denmark and the Rest of Europe are the Homeless.

2010-04-21 10:30:00

HOUSTON, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Asset Plus Companies' employees work with housing and young people day in and out. But this month, they are using their talents in a different way: to benefit abused, troubled and homeless children in the Fort Bend County area.

2010-04-12 08:00:00

ATLANTA, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With $3.8 million in funding from the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity and other groups today began assembling more than 13,000 additional emergency shelter kits for Haitians left homeless following the devastating January 12 earthquake.

2010-03-15 10:26:00

LAS VEGAS, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, nearly three million youths run away from home, putting themselves at a high risk of drug addiction, prostitution, disease and mental illness.

2009-12-09 12:43:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- It's common knowledge that you lose as much as 80 percent of your body heat through your head. As temperatures plummet outside, wearing a hat can be one of the best ways to keep warm.

2009-12-03 08:50:00

- $225,000 Grant Supports Healthy Lifestyles, Obesity Prevention Program Among Children and Families - PHILADELPHIA, Dec.

2009-11-17 07:00:00

DODGEVILLE, Wis., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, one week before Thanksgiving, the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness cosponsor National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.

2009-11-11 12:57:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, Ingenious Med is partnering with Children's Restoration Network (CRN) to donate employees' time and treasure to roughly 2,000 Metro-Atlanta children living in group homes and shelters.

2009-11-05 12:43:57

Research examining issues surrounding homeless veterans and the types of relationships they had with their fathers was presented Nov. 4 at the VA Veteran Homelessness Summit in Washington, D.C.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.