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2013-06-04 23:15:34

Seams Karmic, an online kid´s clothing consignment partners with Note in the Pocket to help distribute quality, unsold clothing to the children of Wake County, NC. (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Seams Karmic, an online childrens clothing consignment based out of North Carolina, has established a partnership with Note in the Pocket, a nonprofit charity that delivers children´s clothes to impoverished and homeless children in Wake County, NC. According to Roslyn Cruz, Seams Karmic´s...

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...

2013-05-24 23:16:45

Providing a Safety Net for Poverty and Homelessness Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 America is fundamentally changing. Historically we were a nation that had the largest middle class in the history of the globe, but now we are becoming a nation that is deeply divided between the haves and the have nots. In supposedly the richest country in the world, 744,313 people are homeless on any given night, and according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 46.2 million Americans are now living in...

2013-05-13 23:19:41

New York City Chapter Recognizes Pacesetters at First Annual Birthday Bash. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 The New York City (NYC) chapter of Back on My Feet (BoMF) — the national 501(c)3 organization that uses running to help those experiencing homelessness change the way they see themselves so that they can make real change in their lives — will celebrate with more than 600 people at the organization´s First Annual Birthday Bash on Thursday, June 20th at the New...

2013-05-10 23:21:00

NuWave Solutions supports Operation Renewed Hope Foundation's mission to provide quality housing and supportive services to America´s Homeless Veterans Mclean, VA (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 NuWave Solutions, was a proud sponsor of the Operation Renewed Hope Foundation´s Spring Purple and Gold Gala event held on April 20th at the Waterford in Springfield, Virginia. Operation Renewed Hope Foundation is a charitable 501(c)3 Veteran-led organization whose mission is to provide quality...

2013-05-07 23:02:36

The Arizona injury, bankruptcy and criminal defense law offices of Lerner and Rowe, P.C. give back to the local community by hosting donation centers at their four Phoenix area offices to collect bottled water and heat-related relief items. Water and other items donated will be given to elderly shut-ins and the homeless to help prevent heat-related deaths and other health conditions during the scorching summer months. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 According to recent reports released in...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'