Latest Homelessness Stories

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...

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...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.