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2013-09-27 23:02:39

By hosting a Virtual Lemonade Stand, children can engage in philanthropic work without the mess of juicing lemons and spilling sugar. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 In today’s high tech society, it is no surprise that San Francisco based charity, Project Night Night, has begun to raise funds through its “Virtual Lemonade Stand” campaign. By hosting a Virtual Lemonade Stand, children can engage in philanthropic work without the mess of juicing lemons and spilling sugar....

2013-08-07 23:01:25

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today the award of $5.3 million in homeless prevention grant to the Florida counties of: Miami-Dade and Broward. The grants will serve homeless and at-risk Veteran families as part of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. MIAMI (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today the award of $5.3 million in homeless prevention grant to the Florida counties of: Miami-Dade and...

2013-07-24 23:03:25

InteCare was awarded $1.4 million for their inter-agency partnership to help veterans and their families aquire and maintain housing. This partnership is very unique in that it includes 4 community mental health centers; two of which are part of major hospital systems. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 InteCare is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, behavioral health management corporation and behavioral health service network which was developed by Indianapolis area Community Mental Health...

2013-07-19 23:21:24

Steven Winter Associates' multifamily project, The Hegeman Residence, received a Building Brooklyn Award, presented by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce at the 13th Annual Building Brooklyn Awards™. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) (swinter.com) is pleased to announce the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce selected one of the firm’s recent multifamily projects, The Hegeman Residence, to receive a Building Brooklyn Award. The 13th Annual Building...

2013-06-25 19:12:37

Improving care for depression in low-income communities -- places where such help is frequently unavailable or hard to find -- provides greater benefits to those in need when community groups such as churches and even barber shops help lead the planning process, according to a new study. When compared to efforts that provided only technical support to improve depression care, a planning effort co-led by community members from diverse services programs further improved clients' mental...

2013-06-13 23:01:19

Local media, issue experts, resource providers and Veterans come together to establish the priorities for reporting on homelessness and raising awareness of available support services. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Nationwide there were 62,619 homeless Veterans in the U.S., and 520 on Chicago streets on a single night in January 2012, according to the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development. In an effort to end Veteran homelessness in Chicago and enhance the level of awareness...

2013-05-30 23:04:56

HUD-VASH vouchers to build on 17 percent decline in veteran homelessness since 2009 MIAMI (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Approximately 145 homeless Veterans living on the streets and in shelters in South Florida will soon find a permanent place to call home. U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced today that HUD will provide $60 million to local public housing agencies across the country to...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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