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Project Homeless Connect Offers Services to Needy Individuals and Families
Project Homeless Connect, a one-day event, catered to the needy by providing them financial assistance, legal help, medical and dental care, employment help and options to collect important personal...more



Annual Count Reveals Increase in New Hampshire’s Homeless Population
The state Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services administered the annual one-day count showing an increase in New Hampshire's homeless population. Compared to last year, the number of sheltered...more

NYPD Arrests Homeless Man Who Learns How to Code
Due to the controversy about providing coding lessons to the homeless, NYC programmer and self-proclaimed entrepreneur Patrick McConlogue has gotten much flak for his ideas. His programming...more

One in Three Women Suffer from Domestic Violence
Miami-Dade County's Community Action and Human Services Department will be holding a series of workshops geared towards domestic violence awareness and safer community promotion for women and...more

Former Drug Dealer Reaches Out to Homeless
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

Homelessness & Housing Society Showcases Youth Films on Homelessness
The Surrey Homelessness & Housing Society, an organization dedicated to addressing the needs of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, is holding its film screening and awards event at...more

Employed Homeless New Yorkers
The New York Times article by Mireya Navarro illustrates struggling working people who hold one or two jobs, but are homeless and living in shelters. According to City data gathered by the...more

Community Helps Homeless \"Rock Man\" by Building His Home
Due to his nasty demeanor on the streets of a South Carolina town, longtime Ninety-Six resident and homeless "Rock Man" Ben Richardson wouldn't expect people to help him. But a community-wide...more

Wausau Warming Center Offers Volunteer Training Sessions
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

Homeless Day Center in Ballpark Gets Subsidy Boost
Denver, Colorado's day center for the homeless has been approved with a $8.6 million in financial assistance by the Denver City Council. The Council has signed agreements with the Denver Rescue...more






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Tata Social Enterprise Conference Renders Guidance, Advice to Aspiring Entrepreneurs


Tata Social Enterprise Conference Renders Guidance, Advice to Aspiring Entrepreneurs

The Tata Social Enterprise Conference is a one-day event that gathered thought leaders and experts from the social enterprise sector to offer guidance and advice to aspiring social entrepreneurs.




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