Latest Homelessness Stories

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,...

2013-11-21 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...

2013-11-19 23:01:26

Rick Rudman joins Covenant House’s “Sleep-Out to Support Homeless Youth” program to raise funds and awareness for homeless children in the United States, Canada and Latin America Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based marketing software and consulting services, today announced that Vocus Chief Executive Officer Rick Rudman will sleep outside to help combat the growing epidemic of youth homelessness. “Sleep-Out to...

2013-11-19 12:44:23

With the temperature outside falling, the plight of the homeless during the winter months is coming into sharper focus. New research by a University of Pittsburgh professor—showing that competition can spur the homeless to save more—offers a possible insight into helping the homeless improve their future prospects. The paper, titled “Competition As a Savings Incentive: A Field Experiment at a Homeless Shelter” and written by faculty members at the University of Pittsburgh and...

2013-11-15 23:00:52

Urban Community Outreach thanks No More Poverty and its founders, Dr. Michael Omidi and his brother Julian Omidi, for their support. The Drop-In-Center works to advance the interests and promote the welfare of children, the economically-disadvantaged and homeless people, in the downtown Long Beach area by providing a nutritious meal and a safe place to be on Sundays when other local services are closed. (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 The Long Beach-based Urban Community Outreach thanks No...

2013-11-10 23:03:29

Urban Community Outreach is now receiving support from No More Poverty cofounders, Dr. Michael Omidi, and his brother, Julian Omidi. The organization’s Drop-in-Center serves the homeless and those in need of temporary refuge, food, and assistance with stabilizing and improving their lives. (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 No More Poverty is a new supporter of Urban Community Outreach which runs a Drop-in-Center for homeless people and the working poor that provides a haven from the weather...

Word of the Day
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.