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2012-12-21 12:22:48

PIKEVILLE, Ky., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eric C. Conn Law Firm has announced a partnership with WestCare Emergency Shelter which serves the entire Tri-State area. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121221/PH33911 ) "I spoke with Shelter Coordinator, Anna Coleman this week and I know we can help," said Eric C. Conn of the Eric C. Conn Law Firm. "The need is ongoing and if everyone can just help by donating one item or monetary donation each month it will be greatly...

2012-12-21 12:20:46

JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy and several mechanical contractors have made the holidays a little brighter for 10 Michigan-based food banks and homeless shelters. As part of its Warm Hands and Hearts initiative, Consumers Energy identified 10 food banks and homeless shelters in Kalamazoo, Jackson, Lansing, Flint, Saginaw and Southfield and worked with local contractors to install new energy efficient equipment in their facilities. The program provided...

2012-12-20 16:23:23

Mayors' Annual Report on Hunger and Homelessness Documents Growth in Demand, Shortfall in Services, Concern for Future WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A survey report issued just days before the threatened sequestration of federal funding forecasts the need for more, not less, spending in the year ahead to support of growing numbers of hungry and homeless families and individuals in America's cities. The pending fiscal cliff and sequestration cuts to local social...

2012-12-20 12:20:12

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. , Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Getloaded, a leading logistics freight matching website, recently sent a team of volunteers to help connect homeless adults in Richmond, VA with valuable medical and social services at a unique national service event. Project Homeless Connect is an extraordinary program that mobilizes dozens of service providers to relocate their operations to a centralized location for a day to provide free, dedicated aid to hundreds of homeless clients. An...

2012-12-20 08:28:16

DENVER, Dec. 20, 2012 Who: HomeAid Colorado (www.hacolo.org) Volunteers of America (VOA) (www.voacolorado.org) New Town Builders (www.newtownbuilders.com) A dedication of a newly constructed home to house homeless female veterans and their children. HomeAid, VOA and New Town Builders will each have representatives who will...

2012-12-17 05:01:28

The Omidi brothers, through their charity No More Poverty, support Sylvia´s Serenity Sober Living Homes and its efforts to help women break free from the cycle of homelessness and addiction. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) December 16, 2012 No More Poverty cofounders Michael Omidi, MD and his brother Julian Omidi are pleased to announce their sponsorship of Sylvia´s Serenity Sober Living Homes, an organization that offers women who are struggling with addictions a safe place to...

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...

2012-12-14 05:02:10

CityRoof users can now rate food bank or shelters on a 5-star scale, and give written evaluations for each location as well. Each food bank or homeless shelter´s ranking will be the average score of every review. Users will additionally be able to judge the helpfulness of each review, and are also given the option to check in or upload photos of the facility. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 CityRoof (http://www.cityroof.org), a homeless social network that connects homeless...

2012-12-06 05:01:13

The All in One Mortgage Lenders teams up with HOPE and has volunteered to go to Miami Beach to help the homeless community. Miami Beach, Florida (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 After a week of hard work, The All in One Mortgage Lenders team does not stop there. Saturday, December 8th, 2012, the AIO team will head over to the streets of Miami Beach in front of the Miami Beach Community Church to help the homeless. Eduardo Fernandez, proud owner of AIO, believes in giving back to the community not...

2012-12-03 16:22:00

GORMLEY, Ontario, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The Passion Campaign(TM) is only an awareness initiative developed on the belief that the people, small businesses and corporations of the Province of Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Markham York Region, and Brantford have no limits when it comes to their generosity in supporting the needs of the homeless, less fortunate or working poor. Support the Passion campaign and your local Food banks today!While we are re-launching this 2012...