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2012-12-15 05:02:06

Organization is urging lawmakers and Americans not to ease up on efforts to help homeless veterans despite the slight decrease in their numbers. Utica, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 Feed Our Vets, a nonprofit organization dedicated to stocking food pantries across the nation in the battle against hunger among U.S. veterans, is urging lawmakers and Americans not to ease up on efforts to help homeless veterans despite the slight decrease in their numbers. A new annual report on homelessness...

2012-08-21 23:32:28

A new paper from North Carolina State University calls for more research on how to help homeless families with children who are facing mental-health problems, as well as changes in how shelters are treating these families. “We wanted to lay out the specific mental-health challenges facing homeless parents and children living in shelters and transitional housing,” says Dr. Mary Haskett, a professor of psychology at NC State and co-author of the paper. “This is important,...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.