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The Zombie Lie That Housing Subsidies Lead to Homelessness Growth
There is a proven research that housing subsidies successfully reduce homelessness among children and families, contradicting the "zombie lie" long maintained by the Bloomberg administration...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

Veterans Affairs Announces Over $1.9 Million Grants for New Mexico\
Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, recently awarded more than $1.9 million in homelessness prevention grants to New Mexico counties as part of an effort to serve 1,300 homeless and...more

Debunking Common Homeless Youth Myths
Father Chris Riley, CEO and founder at Youth Off The Streets, breaks down core myths about homeless youth. Marking Youth Homelessness Matters Day on April 9, Riley asserts that breaking down...more

How a Social Entrepreneur Created an Impactful Organization to Reduce Homelessness
Ed Peterson, the founder and Executive Director of Housing Hope is one of Everett, Washington's best social entrepreneurs. Peterson has been highly regarded businessman in the community when he...more

Soccer League of Homeless Athletes at the Heart of Manhattan
Street Soccer USA holds its final round in a small soccer field smack dab in the heart of Manhattan. Founded by Lawrence Cann, the soccer league is composed of homeless athletes, both men and...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

The Guise of Homelessness Has Many Forms
Homelessness may, or may not, be obvious. It can take many forms and often difficult to spot. People, who have been homeless, or those who have been pushed to the brink of homelessness, say that...more

Rochester City Announces Resolution Strategy for Homelessness
The City of Rochester recently announces the release of its Homeless Resolution Strategy to address the issue of homelessness. The City of Rochester has been managing a study to help recognize...more

Homeless Agencies Cautiously Welcomes Social Impact Investing Scheme
Homeless agencies have set a cautious welcome to the Social Impact Investing scheme, which was announced in the budget that will primarily focus on housing projects. The first phase of the scheme...more






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Charity Database Lets Couples Donate for a Cause


Charity Database Lets Couples Donate for a Cause

Kendall Webb, founder of JustGive.org, brings the Internet into the philanthropic sector as a nonprofit organization.  Her donor-advised fund San Francisco-based website connects couples to a plethora of charities through its wedding registries.




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