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2012-09-21 06:26:55

Report confirms Housing First approach works CALGARY, Sept. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - The At Home/Chez Soi Interim Report released today by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) reveals new information about what kinds of interventions are proven to help homeless people living with a mental illness in Canada. "We are proud to share these early and significant results from this groundbreaking research," says MHCC President and CEO Louise Bradley. "The purpose of this project is to...

2012-09-02 23:01:23

The Children´s Lifesaving Foundation expresses appreciation for the support of No More Poverty and co-founders Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 The Children´s Lifesaving Foundation appreciates the support of Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, co-founders of No More Poverty. The foundation is a non-profit community organization that provides fundamental services such as tutoring, housing assistance, and recreational opportunities to...

2012-08-27 23:00:34

Under the Bridges & On the Streets is thankful for the support of No More Poverty and co-founders the Omidi Brothers. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2012 Under the Bridges & On the Streets are now able to go a little farther in their mission to feed the homeless, thanks to support from Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi and their non-profit organization No More Poverty (nmp.org). Under the Bridges provides food and clothing to those in need throughout Los Angeles county....

2012-07-14 23:02:23

Team Tiverity recently sponsored a home repair and cookout event in support of the Interfaith Outreach Home´s commitment to transition its residents from a homeless to hopeful and stable state. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, there are over 600,000 homeless families in America, and over 7,000 in the Metro Atlanta area. That is why many Tiverity team members, including all of their top executives and their families, recently...

2012-07-12 23:02:37

The week of August 6-10 is the third National Feeding Pets of the Homeless “Give a Dog a Bone” Week, sponsored by the national nonprofit, Pets of the Homeless. To find a collection site near you, visit their website. Carson City, NV (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 The week of August 6-10 is the third National Feeding Pets of the Homeless “Give a Dog a Bone” Week. The national organization, Pets of the Homeless, asks the public to locate a collection site in their community...

2012-07-12 10:25:00

CHICAGO, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The burden of homelessness has a way of stripping away hope. Ten years ago, a small group of people with tremendous energy and compassion came together to form La Casa Norte (LCN), making a promise to provide hope for Chicago's homeless youth and families. Today, the organization along with founding member, Keith Decker, and executive director, Sol A. Flores, will be honored at the White House for their leadership and commitment to homeless youth. LCN...

2012-06-24 23:00:27

New Collaboration Expands the Capacity of Both to Help People in Need Collierville, TN (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 VersaTube® Building Systems today announced an initiative to extend its reach to people in critical need of housing through Worldwide Shelters, a leading nonprofit that helps those left homeless by wars and natural disasters. Through a new charitable partner agreement, Worldwide Shelters recommends the custom-made, steel-framed shelters from VersaTube as a first choice for...

2012-06-01 02:26:17

BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concern for Independent Living, a leading nonprofit provider of supportive housing, held a ribbon cutting today to officially open The MacDougal Street Apartments, bringing an innovative supportive housing development and more than a dozen new jobs to the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. The project was made possible by support from the NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH), NYS Homes and Community Renewal (HCR), the Federal Home Loan Bank...

2012-05-25 06:24:16

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric K. Shinseki and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan will share keynote speaker honors during the opening session of the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV), May 30, at the Grand Hyatt Washington. More than 500 representatives of community-based organizations serving homeless veterans and their federal...

2012-05-16 18:20:24

WEST LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The West Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and New Directions, Inc. are proud to partner again to announce the 2nd Annual Memorial Day Walk for Warriors on May 28, 2012. Walk for Warriors is a family-friendly 5K (3.1 mile) run/walk to help transitioning veterans in Los Angeles. WHAT: 2nd Annual Memorial Day Walk for Warriors 5KWHEN: Monday, May 28th, 2012 (run starts at 8 a.m., walk starts at 9 a.m.)WHERE: West Los Angeles Veterans' Affairs...