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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...

2013-10-31 23:28:11

CabinetHardware.org has announced that it is teaming up with LavaMae.org on fundraising efforts to retrofit buses with showers and toilets for the homeless of San Francisco to access. San Francisco (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 CabinetHardware.org announced that it is teaming up with nonprofit organization LavaMae.org to raise funds for [a joint project called] “Shower Love Upon the Homeless of San Francisco” established to retrofit buses with showers and toilets for San Francisco’s...

2013-10-31 23:02:28

Grant Continues Support for Much-Needed Veteran Housing Projects San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The Home Depot Foundation continues to lend their support to veterans and impact our local community - this time with a recent $24,000 “Team Depot” grant to Swords to Plowshares to landscape, renovate, and beautify a veterans’ family housing site on historic Treasure Island. The Home Depot Foundation previously awarded Swords to Plowshares $545,540 for critical livability...

2013-10-31 23:00:20

Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, a BMA affordable assisted living community, a lunch fundraiser for an area homeless shelter on Nov. 5. The community in Hamilton County, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a lunch fundraiser on Nov. 5 for the 4 C's (Christian - Community - Compassion - Center) Homeless Shelter in Harrisburg....

2013-10-23 23:22:35

Conference Positively Impacts the Central Florida Area Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Software and web marketing company Empower Network will bring 2,000 attendees and a projected $2.64 million in economic spending to Orlando when the company and its affiliates come to central Florida Oct. 25-27. The Orlando regional conference, to be held at Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld at 6677 Sea Harbor Dr., marks the last of Empower Network’s four regional fourth-quarter conferences....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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