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2013-06-28 23:24:53

The Floating Hospital opens two new Reach Out and Read children's literacy programs in Long Island City Long Island City, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Floating Hospital, which provides health services to the homeless shelter population as well as the local communities of Long Island City and Queensbridge Public Housing, is making children's literacy a priority for the families it serves. Currently, the Hospital offers the Reach Out and Read children's literacy program to the...

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...

2013-06-11 23:03:22

Dr. Kyle Choe donates money for “Likes” to help end domestic violence & homelessness Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Virginia Beach facial plastic surgeon Dr. Kyle S. Choe is donating money for Facebook “Likes” to support Samaritan House, a non-profit committed to helping victims of domestic violence and homelessness. Samaritan House is a non-profit organization located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, dedicated to fostering safety, self-sufficiency and...

2013-06-06 23:42:35

Terramera donates CIRKIL® biopesticides products to help shelter get rid of bed bug infestation. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Terramera, a pioneer in developing effective plant-based biopesticide products for pest management helped make The Kingdom Center, a nonprofit, transitional living center for the homeless in Ventura, CA be bed bug free. Earlier this year, a representative from The Kingdom Center reached out to Terramera after discovering a bed bug infestation in one of the...

2013-06-06 23:18:41

A commercial painting company in Massachusetts, ProGroup Network, recently donated their time to paint a homeless shelter in conjunction with Keller Williams RED Day and the Urban League of Rhode Island. Fairhaven, MA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Each year, on the second Thursday in May, tens of thousands of Keller Williams associates from across the United States and Canada participate in a wide range of projects, devoting their time to renewing and energizing aspects of the neighborhoods in...


Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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