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2013-08-07 23:01:25

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today the award of $5.3 million in homeless prevention grant to the Florida counties of: Miami-Dade and Broward. The grants will serve homeless and at-risk Veteran families as part of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. MIAMI (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today the award of $5.3 million in homeless prevention grant to the Florida counties of: Miami-Dade and...

2013-08-06 23:21:43

Company Helps Denver's Homeless Community DENVER (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 When Empower Network came to Denver’s Bellco Theater in July for its quarterly conference, it didn’t just give a presentation. It gave a $10,000 check to help the city’s homeless community. Empower Network presented the check to CEO Bennie Milliner of Denver’s Road Home. Denver’s Road Home is working through a 10-year plan to end homelessness in the city. Now in its seventh year of the plan, Denver’s...

2013-08-06 23:01:13

More than 5,000 bottles donated to The Salvation Army and local homeless shelters. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 With recent record-breaking summer temperatures leaving residents of Clark County parched, students at Anthem Institute hosted a “Beat the Heat” water drive, donating a total of 94,423 ounces of water including 5,427 bottles and more than 15 1-gallon containers to The Salvation Army to be used at the local homeless shelter and family center. Students and staff...

2013-07-31 23:02:48

DeNova Homes honored by San Francisco Business Times as Top Bay Area Philanthropic Corporate Organization for 2013. Pleasanton, California (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 HomeAid Northern California Board members Lori and Dave Sanson were honored to be chosen as the recipients of the San Francisco Business Times Philanthropy Award for Community Change and Impact for 2013. When Dave and Lori Sanson founded DeNova Homes two decades ago, helping nonprofit organizations was a natural thing for them...

2013-07-31 16:26:54

Company partners with national campaign to end homelessness ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Software and web marketing company Empower Network has announced a new sponsorship with the 100,000 Homes Campaign. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130731/MN56472) In 2010, Community Solutions launched the 100,000 Homes Campaign, a national movement of more than 200 communities working together to find permanent housing for 100,000 vulnerable and...

2013-07-27 23:01:35

Halfway There, a halfway house facility in Delray Beach, Florida announces its new Intensive Outpatient Therapy Program, Real Life Recovery, in order to help those who need to continue working or taking care of their families to get the help they desperately need. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 For more than ten years, Halfway There Florida has been a leading halfway house in Delray Beach, offering a multi-faceted approach to treating addictions in both men and women. This...

2013-07-24 23:03:25

InteCare was awarded $1.4 million for their inter-agency partnership to help veterans and their families aquire and maintain housing. This partnership is very unique in that it includes 4 community mental health centers; two of which are part of major hospital systems. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 InteCare is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, behavioral health management corporation and behavioral health service network which was developed by Indianapolis area Community Mental Health...

2013-07-24 08:31:45

Habitat for Humanity home dedication on July 24 AUSTIN, Texas, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Rachel Frierson's dreams come true on July 24 when she becomes the owner of an Austin Habitat for Humanity house, thanks to donations from Empower Network. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130724/MN51752) Empower Network donated $66,000 during its previous quarterly affiliate conference in Austin. "I was shorted the foundations of life that are normally provided by your...

2013-07-22 12:29:13

DENVER, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Empower Network co-founders David Wood and David Sharpe are no strangers to homelessness. Years ago and at different times in their lives, they were each homeless. Today, after putting their collective talents to work and enjoying a real-life rags-to-riches American dream, they run a $60 million company and want to give back. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130722/MN50242) "I know homelessness and the challenges of it," said...

2013-07-19 23:21:24

Steven Winter Associates' multifamily project, The Hegeman Residence, received a Building Brooklyn Award, presented by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce at the 13th Annual Building Brooklyn Awards™. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) (swinter.com) is pleased to announce the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce selected one of the firm’s recent multifamily projects, The Hegeman Residence, to receive a Building Brooklyn Award. The 13th Annual Building...