Coalition for the Homeless Kick Starts Annual Back to School Project


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Coalition for the Homeless is set for its sixth annual Project: Back to School, which has provided more than 10,000 backpacks crammed with school supplies to New York City's homeless children.

The Project: Back to School is a collaborative effort between the coalition and the United Federation of Teachers (UFT). To date, the coalition has already handed out over 3,500 backpacks to homeless kids in shelters around the city.


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Federal Programs Related to - Student Services

Programs which provide general information about a college or university campus for prospective students and noninstructional services that support the admission of students to an educational program, their living conditions while students, and their ability to choose an appropriate course of study and to adjust to and remain in school through the completion of their degrees.

Ancillary Education Services; Auxiliary Education Enterprises; Auxiliary Enterprises; Campus Information & Visitors Services; Campus Information/Tours; CIVS; College Bookstores; College Housing; College Stores; Disabled Student Services; Dormitories; Note takers; School Accessibility; School Cafeterias; School Dining Halls; School-Based Document Conversion Services; School-Based Sign Language Interpretation; Student Bookstores; Student Food Service; Student Honorary Society Programs; Student Housing; Student Unions; Testing Accommodations

Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.


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