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2014-09-16 20:27:59

New Residence To House 300 Foster Youth A Year LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Los Angeles Youth Network (LAYN) opened its doors to a new home for foster and homeless youth in Hollywood. The 10,000 square foot 1919 Craftsman style home replaces LAYN's current 30-year old barrack style emergency shelter and will enable over 300 foster youth (ages 12-17) a year to receive high quality enhanced services in a safe and nurturing environment....

2014-09-04 23:02:33

Thanks to a major donation from Washington philanthropists Ann and Donald Brown and a partnership with Paramount Sleep, more than 2,000 residents of the Washington area who have been sleeping in unfurnished apartments, in homeless shelters or in their cars will receive brand new beds through a new initiative called Browns’ Beds. NORFOLK, Va. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 More than 2,000 residents of the Washington area who have been sleeping in unfurnished apartments, in homeless shelters...

2014-08-13 23:00:51

In fiscal year 2014, Best Friends Animal Society (http://www.bestfriends.org) has given its No More Homeless Pets Network Partners nearly $503,000 in grants to support 3,190 adoptions, 9,416 spay/neuter surgeries and a kitten nursery program to save the lives of 1,200 newborn kittens. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Best Friends doesn’t just talk about saving lives, the Utah-based organization puts their money where their snout is. In fiscal year 2014, Best Friends...

2014-08-11 16:25:13

"Pep Rallies For Good" Planned in Charlotte, Baltimore, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Newark And New York City NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BEYONCE and #BeyGOOD will join forces with STATE Bags to bring school supplies to children in need in six cities. The #BeyGOODxSTATE GIVEBACKPACK Program will provide backpacks and school essentials to students in Charlotte, Baltimore, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Newark and New York City, as children prepare for the new school year....

2014-08-08 23:03:57

Wolf brings senior level development experience to nationally-acclaimed nonprofit ending homelessness at its roots New York, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Dana L. Wolf, LCSW, MS, has been named Chief Development and Communications Officer at Jericho Project, a nationally-acclaimed nonprofit ending homelessness at its roots. Wolf brings a robust background in senior-level strategic development to Jericho, which has experienced consistent growth as an innovative and fiscally disciplined...

2014-08-07 23:05:03

Alliance Healthcare Foundation announces Solutions for Change as the recipient of its Innovation Initiative (I2) Award. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Alliance Healthcare Foundation (AHF), a nonprofit organization which works to advance health and wellness for the poor and underserved in San Diego and Imperial County, recently announced Solutions for Change as the recipient of its $1 million Innovation Initiative (I2) Award. “Alliance Healthcare Foundation is very excited about...

2014-08-06 04:22:02

LONDON, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel Kitson is to compere the comedy talents of Stuart Lee, Katherine Ryan and Josh Widdicombe for one night only as they take to the West End stage for Laughing Point, a fundraiser in aid of leading youth homelessness charity Centrepoint. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.com/players/English/71400599-lee-kitson-comedy-fundraiser-centrepoint Revered comic story-teller Kitson will also...

2014-07-29 23:06:54

Internet Marketing Ninjas, in association with ClickZ, will be hosting a benefit to help the San Francisco homeless on August 13th. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Internet Marketing Ninjas, along with ClickZ, is proud to announce their joint sponsorship of a charity party on August 13th 2014 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm at Harlot on 46 Minna Street. This event is a private party open to the first 150 people with a ClickZ Live event pass and includes one free drink. There is a...

2014-07-29 23:03:55

Drug and alcohol addiction treatment center employees provide and serve meal for homeless families. Reseda, Calif (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Los Angeles based drug and alcohol rehab, The Discovery House recently participated in a community program that helps homeless families in the San Fernando Valley. The group of volunteers partnered with the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission to provide a hot meal to individuals in need. The San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission offers emergency shelter...

2014-07-29 12:40:33

SALT LAKE CITY, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ClientTrack is pleased to announce its new partnership with the Department of Community and Economic Development on behalf of the Pennsylvania Homeless Management Information System (PA HMIS) Collaborative. This partnership will enable homeless organizations and Continua of Care across the state to improve their client service provision and inter-agency collaboration in remarkable ways. At ClientTrack, we are dedicated to helping...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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