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Homeless of Australia Steadily Increases
Michael Perusco, chief executive officer of the St Vincent de Paul Society in New South Wales (NSW), relates the startling evidence of the growing number of homeless in Australia. Perusco breaks...more



Thrift Store Helps and Hires Homeless Kids
Incredible Thrift is a thrift store stationed in Springfield's South Glenstone Street, where its staff comprises of homeless or "at risk" kids. James Bruggeman, the store director, saw the need...more

Homeless Agency Receives Housing First Grant
The Western Dairyland Community Action Agency has recently earned a $249,000 federal Housing First grant, a grant program intended to help the chronically homeless residents secure a roof over their...more

Five Homeless People Share Their Experiences
Five young people who either are homeless or recently left the streets share their experiences about being homeless. The storytellers are: Jarad Andrews, 21, of Oakland; Lovelle, 24, of San Jose;...more

Greer STEP To Break Ground In Helping Homeless Families
To help homeless families, Greer STEP will be launched in n October and be operational by February, which will be run by Daily Bread Ministries. Daily Bread Ministries has managed he Greer Soup...more

Homeless Hands That Help
The Ross County Men's Homeless Shelter introduces its Homeless Hands That Help work program to provide homeless men a chance to help in the community while earning money for themselves and a...more

Massachusetts in Deep Crunch to End Homelessness
According to census data, record numbers of homeless families are constricting the Massachusetts' shelter system. For homeless advocates, shelter operators, state officials and the homeless...more

San Diego Successfully Launches Its Homeless Program after Six Years
An innovative homeless housing program is in the works. Located in downtown San Diego, it is called Connections Housing and developed by Affirmed Housing Group and PATH Ventures. San Diego took...more

Raw Threads and Homelessness
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

Mapping the Homelessness Problem in America
Nonprofits, designers, and technology specialists have gathered together at the recent Hack to End Homelessness event in Seattle to visualize and contextualize the homelessness problem across the...more






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5 Lessons Gleaned at the 1st Annual 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Conference

5 Lessons Gleaned at the 1st Annual 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Conference
The 1st annual 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Conference was a collaboration between the Maricopa Small Business Development Center, SEED...



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