Services for the Homeless News

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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is Saturday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Nov. 24, at Appalachian State University. The week-long recognition brings attention to issues of national poverty,...more



A Five-Component Plan to Ending Homelessness
The United to End Homelessness coalition will release its "Roadmap to Ending Homelessness," which present the reforms necessary to eradicate homelessness in the city. There are five feasible...more

Housing-First Solutions for the Homeless
Pathways to Housing PA, one of four programs in a national network, has moved 400 homeless Philadelphians off the streets, most of them are veterans. The housing-first solution is simple and...more

Homeless Veterans Get the Help They Need With $2.4 Million Grant
A $2.4 million grant is awarded to Westchester Community Opportunity Program and Hudson River Housing Program to serve about a thousand homeless veterans and their families. The Department of...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

Veterans Vulnerable to Losing Shelter
The Allied Veterans Center is seeking new donors since its source of funding, the Allied Veterans of the World, has been charged of illegal gambling. If the Center cannot find a donor, many...more

Flood Devastates Homeless People in Colorado Springs
Homeless people in Colorado Springs lost everything they owned due to the recent catastrophic flooding along a stretch of Fountain Creek from Manitou Springs to southeast Colorado Springs. The...more

Sub-Urban Experience: Criticized for Poverty Tourism
The Sub-Urban Experience, a course in applied homelessness run by Mike Momany, has been severely criticized for capitalizing on the plight of the homeless. Momany asserts that his business is a...more

Homeless Summit Pinpoints Greater Communal Role
A summit with homeless liaisons recognizes ways and key solutions to bolster partnerships and coordinate services. However, a point that was touched on through the summit: how to make others aware...more






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The First Billion-Dollar Social Enterprise in America

The First Billion-Dollar Social Enterprise in America
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