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2014-03-18 23:33:05

Lorraine Coleman is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 NAPW honors Loraine Coleman, administrator of supportive housing, as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in administration with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National...

2014-03-18 23:01:53

Members of the local Fountain Valley gym, Fit Body Boot Camp, participated in the 5K and 10K 2014 “Run for Homeless Children” to help raise funds for the Thomas House Family Shelter. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 According to recent statistics, Orange County, California has one of the highest rates of homeless children in the U.S. with over 22,000 families having no where to sleep at night. Thankfully, there are organizations like the Thomas House Family Shelter who...

2014-03-13 23:02:32

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) will host a Stand Down for Homeless Veterans event on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Bay Pines, FL (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) will host a Stand Down for Homeless Veterans event on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event is scheduled to take place in the courtyard located near building 37 at the medical center campus located in Bay Pines. The event will be held rain or shine...

2014-03-04 12:29:11

Project Hope Alliance will offer a scholarship-matching program to enable homeless parents to earn high school diplomas via the Career Online High School. Project Hope sees this partnership as a key step in improving these families' standard of living while breaking the cycle of poverty and joblessness that accompanies lack of educational attainment. PENSACOLA, Fla., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Project Hope Alliance has become the newest partner in the ed2go/Smart Horizons...

2014-02-25 04:21:59

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS), in collaboration with other governmental partners and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, has launched a new supportive housing rental subsidy program called the Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool (FHSP). The goal of the FHSP is to secure decent, safe, and affordable housing for DHS patients who are homeless and have complex physical and behavioral health conditions. Los...

2014-02-17 08:24:12

CARNEGIE, Pa., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It can be easy to forget that homelessness is a daily reality for many people. As we are preparing for our own family dinners, many others are choosing between buying food and shivering in the cold. Too often, when we see a homeless person on the streets, we want to look the other way. The unfortunate truth is that there are many more families with no housing, who remain unseen. (Logo:...

2014-02-14 23:04:03

On its 2nd anniversary The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation plans to continue its mission to inspire hope. The Foundation, established by American entrepreneur and GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons, has pledged more than $34 million in critical funds to non-profit organizations which are successfully addressing issues associated with at-risk youth, homelessness, education, veterans’ needs, and medical care. SCOTTSDALE, AZ (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Founded in February of 2012, The Bob &...

2014-02-05 08:31:26

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When LifeLine Animal Project in Atlanta, GA needed new flooring, doors, and furniture for their offices, the local business community enthusiastically came together to donate materials, labor, and time. Duke Realty, a long-time Penhall customer, and their employees generously gifted $700 to LifeLine for new office furniture, and many of their employees volunteered to help with the project. Duke also reached out to Penhall Division 31 in...

2014-02-04 08:37:52

Multi-Year Agreement Includes Maytag Contribution of Appliances and Funding BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 630,000 people experience homelessness on any given night in the United States, according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness. To support those in need, Maytag brand is teaming up with HomeAid America to help supply temporary shelter for homeless families working to get back on their feet. As part of the partnership, Maytag will contribute...

2014-02-02 23:01:36

A residential facility for homeless women and children will be getting an extreme makeover by Legacy Center's NC147 leadership team. In only two days, the facility will get an upgraded kitchen, children's playroom and pamper day for the residents. Chapel Hill, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 HomeStart Residential Facility for Homeless Women and Children in Chapel Hill, NC is receiving a complete transformation of their kitchen and playroom. Legacy Center's NC 147...