Human Services, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The Philadelphia Foundation awards $25,000 grant to Good Samaritan Shelter (GSS) in Phoenixville to support its social enterprise program.
The grant will be used to employ the services of a...more
Seniors rely on government-funded services such as free rides, hot meals and caregiver "companions".
But the recent federal budget cuts put those services on hold, which are key to independent...more
DKNY designer Donna Karan dishes all about consumerism. After the earthquake that devastated Haiti, Karan wanted to give back to the Haiti community, but in style.
In collaboration with American...more
The annual Point-in-Time Count of homeless families and individuals in Asheville and Buncombe County reveals that the 293 chronically homeless identified in 2005 dropped to 54.
The Point in Time...more
A new Duke University Center for Child and Family Policy study claims that nurse home visits for infants save $3 for every $1 spent.
The home visiting program more than paid for itself within the...more
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is currently seeking volunteer advocates or abused and neglected children in the Green Bay area.
CASA volunteer advocates are sometimes referred to as the...more
The Coalition for the Homeless joined forces with more than 30 other organizations and signed up on the Progressive Caucus of the City Council to launch the "13 Bold Progressive Ideas for NYC in...more
Devin Thorpe of Forbes, also speaker and author of Your Mark On The World, interviews Kate Seely and Katherine Lorenz of Puente a la Salud, a nonprofit organization helping the people of Oaxaca,...more
A report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveals an increase in the numbers of elderly that are at risk of homelessness in the private rental market.
Housing for the Aged Action...more