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Food Safety Rules Prevent Meal Distribution to Homeless
A House bill is awaiting final approval in the Senate that would exclude volunteers from the requirement to carry a food handler's permit to serve meals to the homeless. Initiated by Rep. Steve...more



District-wide Volunteer Day to Help the Homeless
Nearly 300 students from 36 high schools in L.A. participated in a district-wide volunteer day at shelters. The outreach event was run by Beyond the Bell, an after-school program of the Los...more

Committed Solutions to Homelessness Needed Now
Plans to eradicate homelessness are being brought to attention. The Performing Arts Center of Bethune-Cookman University will be gathering more than 2,000 people to face the problem concerning single...more

 Seeking Solutions to Homelessness in Charlottesville
With chronic homelessness in Virginia down slightly by 3 percent, residents are still confronted with panhandlers and frustrated with the persistence of the problem. One Charlottesville...more

San Francisco: Funding for Homeless Should Increase
Marking the anniversary of San Francisco's Ten Year Plan to Abolish Chronic Homelessness, budget analysts learns that the city is spending a whopping $165 million on programs to fight homelessness...more

Student Entrepreneur Sews Hats To End Homelessness
Josh York hadn't anticipated that his beanies, which were sold for a dollar while he was working at the Aco Hardware, would become successful. From this success, he decided to give back to the...more

New York City Homelessness in a Bind
According to Nan Roman, president of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, the homelessness in New York City is no easy fix. Roman explains what the homelessness system can do is resolve...more

Debunking Common Homeless Youth Myths
Father Chris Riley, CEO and founder at Youth Off The Streets, breaks down core myths about homeless youth. Marking Youth Homelessness Matters Day on April 9, Riley asserts that breaking down...more

Licensing Fonts for Social Good?
One foundation working with its project HomelessFonts.org, is hoping that the homeless people it serves can become successful font creators. The Cyranos McCann, an advertising agency, and the...more

Project Homeless Connect Event Ushers Services to Struggling Individuals and Families
A Project Homeless Connect event brought a band of talents and expertise to the the Key Peninsula Church of the Latter-Day Saints to offer services and provisions to needy individuals and...more




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Social Enterprise Earns Million-Pound Contract to Run Out-of-Hours GP Services

Social Enterprise Earns Million-Pound Contract to Run Out-of-Hours GP Services
A group of local doctors led a social enterprise, which has garnered a multi-million pound...

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