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2013-12-03 23:29:27

I Am Waters Foundation, (IAW) a not for profit organization founded by Houstonian Elena Davis, embraces a singular mission, to deliver clean, fresh drinking water to the growing homeless population, via shelter partners, throughout the state of Texas and beyond. (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 To date, IAW’s efforts have been supported solely through donations and proceeds from fund raising events, however, a recent commitment from Whole Foods Market to stock and sell IAW bottled water...

2013-12-03 16:24:53

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Health Foundation (NHF) has announced a $250,000 grant award from the Harold Edelstein Foundation to support the expansion of recuperative care services for the homeless hospital patients. The award was launched through Social Venture Partner's "Fast Pitch" program, a training program for social entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders that led to the attention of Edelstein Foundation's CEO, Frederick A. Simmons. "The Harold...

2013-11-29 23:24:28

Company Hopes to Give Back to the Community Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 PropertyRecordLookup.com has started a campaign to identify and support reputable non-profit groups that help the homeless, the company announced yesterday. “Our customers are people looking to buy homes,” a PropertyRecordLookup.com spokesman said. “But we should never forget that there are millions of people out there who cannot afford a home at all. This is a particular problem now that the seasons...

2013-11-28 12:20:53

COME SEE THAT EVEN THE HOMELESS & POOR ARE THANKFUL LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of Los Angeles' most impoverished men, women and children will celebrate Thanksgiving Dinner with thousands of caring volunteers from throughout the Southland on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28th, from 10:00am - 2:00pm at the Fred Jordan Mission located at 445 Towne Avenue, (on the corner of E. 5(th) and Towne,) in downtown Los Angeles. Former LA Mayor Antonio...

2013-11-26 23:00:21

Foundation Financial Group announced that employees from the corporation’s Executive Headquarters, located at 76 South Laura Street #14, are teaming up with employees from FFG’s Jacksonville Regional Sales Center, located at 225 Water Street #2100, to help Supportive Services for Veteran Families feed formerly homeless veterans this holiday season. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Foundation Financial Group announced that employees from the corporation’s Executive...

2013-11-25 12:27:13

SAN MARCOS, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Master of Social Work program at California State University San Marcos today released new areas of program focus including: 1) holistic perspectives and organic intelligence in healing trauma, including the facilitation of wellness through equine therapy and 2) best practices for addressing human trafficking, indigenous and native populations and displaced peoples such as the homeless, refugees and immigrants. These new areas of...

2013-11-23 23:00:04

Heritage Woods of Bolingbrook, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting a toy and clothing drive through Dec. 10. The community in Will County, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, IL (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Heritage Woods of Bolingbrook, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a holiday toy and clothing drive for a local homeless shelter. The community, which is located at 550 Kildeer Dr. in Bolingbrook,...

2013-11-23 16:20:16

Kobe Bryant Joins Over 12,000 Participants Who Mobilized to End Homelessness in the Homeless Capital of the Nation LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted the 7th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness, a 5k run and walk in Exposition Park in downtown Los Angeles. Lakers star Kobe Bryant, the event's Honorary Chair for the third straight year, addressed over 12,000 participants and gave the official start to the runners and walkers. With 58,423...

2013-11-21 23:30:51

Be My Light, a US based not-for-profit organization, opens its doors with the mission of raising resources and awareness for Egypt’s Street Children. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Be My Light, a US based not-for-profit organization, opens its doors with the mission of raising resources and awareness for Egypt’s Street Children. Decades of oppression under an autocratic government topped by three years of political instability through revolutions has caused the Egyptian...

2013-11-21 16:24:52

"Face" of U.S. Homelessness Revealed BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two studies by Abt Associates--each providing a unique view of the nation's homeless population--conclude that homelessness among all subpopulations continues to decline. One of the studies puts a "face" on homelessness, describing the typical homeless sheltered person as African American, middle-aged, an urban dweller living alone, and entering shelter following a stay with family. The studies, reported in the...