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San Francisco Hatches New Plan to Curb Homelessness for the Next Decade
San Francisco has a new 10-year plan that aims to end chronic homelessness to replace an old one. The city has created a plan to fix the situation of people living on the streets a decade ago. The...more



Photo Project Brings Awareness about the Homeless
A photo project coordinates a homeless man with Oklahoma Gazette, Upward Transitions and Curbside Chronicle to help the community experience a new side of Oklahoma City. Ranya Forgotson, editor of...more

Westmoreland County Receives $15.7 Million in Discretionary Funding for Community-Based Services
Westmoreland is one of the 10 counties included in a pilot program that provides human services funding. The county gets a $15.7 million in block grants to pay for community-based mental health...more

Discovering Peace of Mind Through Music
Intersections, an international organization dedicated to forming positive relationships between individuals and their communities, holds workshop for Coalition for the Homeless' First Step Job...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

On Forbes Social Entrepreneur Show: Mystery Grain Amaranth and Puente  la Salud
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

HHS on National Native American Heritage Month 2013
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius releases a statement recognizing National Native American Heritage Month. This year's theme, "Guiding Our Destiny...more

Special Brunch for Homeless Mothers and Children in Columbus
The Columbus Coalition for the Homeless recently held its 14th annual special brunch for currently and formerly homeless mothers and their children at Capital University campus. Volunteers served...more

Characteristics of Families Served by the Child Support Program
A report, "Characteristics of Families Served by the Child Support (IV-D) Program: 2010 Census Survey Results," uses the latest data gathered by the US Census Bureau to describe custodial families...more






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Blending Philanthropy and Corporate Practice on a Global Scale

Blending Philanthropy and Corporate Practice on a Global Scale
Technology entrepreneur Subhash Dhar seeks to combine compassion and corporate practice on a global scale....



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