News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
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
Linnea and Danielle, the creators of Raw Threads, a nonprofit devoted to giving people a voice through drawing and fashion, works with the Coalition for the Homeless to address needs of people living...more
The San Bernardino County Housing Authority has been awarded a $492,406 federal grant that will help find permanent housing for the county's 65 homeless veterans.
The U.S. Department of Housing...more
An article by award-winning journalist Andrea Elliott tells the story of Dasani, a homeless girl who lives in a bad City-run shelter.
Her heartrending story is a look into the everyday privations...more
Lisa Doyle, communications and donor relations manager for Bridge Communities, shares how Bridge saw the need to educate school-aged children about poverty and homelessness.
At Bridge, kids get...more
The Wausau Community Warming Center has recently announced that it is currently in the process of seeking for volunteers to help with its operations.
The warming center opened its doors this year...more
Fabian Bennett, a former alcoholic and meth drug dealer, saw an opportunity to change his life around while working for the Lodestar Day Resource Center in Phoenix.
Bennett is now an engagement...more
In a recent census, the number of homeless veterans has declined. However, veterans seeking better employment opportunities find it difficult to land good jobs.
Due to lack of quality jobs,...more
The Coalition for the Homeless (CFH) shows its statement today in response to New York City's plans to kick out the Hurricane Sandy victims out of their hotel rooms by April's end.