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2014-07-29 23:03:55

Drug and alcohol addiction treatment center employees provide and serve meal for homeless families. Reseda, Calif (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Los Angeles based drug and alcohol rehab, The Discovery House recently participated in a community program that helps homeless families in the San Fernando Valley. The group of volunteers partnered with the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission to provide a hot meal to individuals in need. The San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission offers emergency shelter...

2014-07-29 12:40:33

SALT LAKE CITY, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ClientTrack is pleased to announce its new partnership with the Department of Community and Economic Development on behalf of the Pennsylvania Homeless Management Information System (PA HMIS) Collaborative. This partnership will enable homeless organizations and Continua of Care across the state to improve their client service provision and inter-agency collaboration in remarkable ways. At ClientTrack, we are dedicated to helping...

2014-07-29 12:30:44

LONDON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centrepoint [http://centrepoint.org.uk ], the leading UK charity supporting homeless young people, has begun a partnership with PR Newswire [http://www.prnewswire.co.uk ], who will provide its global PR and communication tools to help the charity raise awareness of its work and activities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140729/699825 ) Centrepoint supports over 6,000 homeless 16-25 year olds into housing and...

2014-07-29 08:29:18

The online game about homelessness created for Urban Ministries of Durham in 2011 goes mobile in 2014 DURHAM, N.C., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Ministries of Durham (UMD), the nonprofit behind a game about surviving homelessness, and its ad agency McKinney announce that SPENT can now be played on phones and tablets. Launched in February 2011, SPENT continues to be played by millions of people in hundreds of countries. This and the fact that more and more people worldwide are using Web...

2014-07-28 08:33:15

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new app to help the 80,000 young people who experience homelessness each year 'check out' of hostels and into independent living is competing for a GBP500,000 grant from technology giant Google after the project, proposed by youth homelessness charity Centrepoint, was named a finalist in the Google UK Impact Challenge. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2014-07-23 08:28:45

Homeless organization reaches goal with help of marketing company ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Empower Network is pleased to announce that the 100,000 Homes Campaign, a national initiative of Community Solutions, achieved its goal of helping communities find homes for 100,000 vulnerable and chronically homeless individuals and families in less than four years. Empower Network, a network marketing and software company, was a sponsor of the effort for the past...

2014-07-18 11:56:40

University of California - San Francisco New research from UC San Francisco found that 60 percent of the city's homeless and unstably housed women who are HIV-infected or at high risk to become infected have endured a recent experience of some form of violence New research from UC San Francisco found that 60 percent of the city's homeless and unstably housed women who are HIV-infected or at high risk to become infected have endured a recent experience of some form of violence. "We...

2014-07-01 23:00:31

The CareSource Foundation recently awarded its second round of quarterly grants for 2014. The Foundation provides grants to organizations in health and human services domains with a focus on children’s health, issues of senior adults, community health, special needs populations and strategies to address the medically uninsured throughout the state of Ohio. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Dayton-based Foundation awards grants totaling $214,100 The CareSource Foundation was created to...

2014-06-26 23:13:40

ISAR extends a heartfelt invitation to all veteran International Homeless Animals’ Day event coordinators, as well to new ones, to join together on Saturday, August 16, 2014 in commemorating ISAR’s 23rd annual International Homeless Animals’ Day. Clarks Summit, PA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Since modest beginnings in 1992, ISAR’s conceived and commemorated International Homeless Animals’ Day has consistently grown in size and content annually thanks to the worldwide participation of...

2014-06-18 12:34:23

TORONTO, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Cota is an accredited, not-for-profit, community-based organization that has been supporting adults with mental health and cognitive challenges to live well within their communities for over 40 years. We offer a wide range of services to adults living with serious mental illness, geriatric mental health conditions, acquired brain injuries, developmental disabilities and dual diagnoses. Our services reach over 2,500 people each year. This year, Cota...


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