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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...

2013-11-07 23:33:53

The Atlas team will develop and promote a benefits assistance and support system to provide VA case management staff with knowledge, skills, and resources to help Veterans apply for appropriate benefits. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Atlas Research has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans to create a screening tool for benefits and services at the national and local levels, and to share the...

2013-11-06 23:31:23

Atlas will work with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans to guide communities through a rapid process to develop a coordinated assessment and housing system and build standardized management. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Atlas Research has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans to support VA staff and community providers in facilitating permanent...

2013-11-06 23:01:32

Come visit one of the Benevolence Health Centers before Christmas and see how Benevolence Health Centers are helping minorities and economically disadvantaged communities. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 At the heart of Los Angeles, Medicare, Medi-Cal, Private insurance and other public programs only cover 83% of patients. What happens to the other disadvantaged, often single parent families, which fall between the cracks of the medical health programs? According to the...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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