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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...

2014-01-29 23:00:25

Cofounders of the nonprofit organization Civic Duty, brothers Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, applaud Jonas Corona for his love and service on behalf of the homeless in and around Los Angeles. For more than four years, Jonas’ charity Love in the Mirror has provided food, clothing, toiletry kits, and toys, backpacks filled with school supplies and other necessities to children in their time of need. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Jonas Corona, the 10-year-old founder of Love in the...

2014-01-23 08:28:00

Marian Wright Edelman Calls on the President to End Child Poverty WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) released a new report, The State of America's Children 2014, showing for the first time the majority of children in America under two are now children of color. One in three of them is poor. The youngest most vulnerable children of all races and ethnicities are the poorest age group. Over 1 in 4 infants, toddlers and preschoolers --...

2013-12-30 08:24:41

Company founders committed to helping those less fortunate SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Empower Network spent much of the past year fulfilling one of its most enduring company tenets: to aid in the eradication of homelessness in the U.S. and worldwide through donations and service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131230/PH38699LOGO ) Throughout the past year, Empower Network provided more than $120,000 in funds and services to numerous homeless...

2013-12-19 23:27:34

The CareSource Foundation awarded grants to organizations in health and human services that share the Foundation's mission of serving the underserved. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Holiday Season Grant Awards total $287,500 The CareSource Foundation recently awarded its final round of quarterly grants for 2013. 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,...

2013-12-09 23:21:54

Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc., a leading service provider to the residential mortgage industry, gives back to the community by volunteering at the Homeless Emergency Project, an organization that provides support to those in need. Palm Harbor, FL (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Approximately 17 percent of Hillsborough County’s population is considered hungry, leaving their basic nutritional needs unmet (1). Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc., a leading document research and post-closing...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.