Volunteering – her piece in jigsaw puzzle of life

To continue celebrating National Volunteer Appreciation Month, we wanted you to meet Jaime Acker, one of the Coalition’s wonderful volunteers. Read on to see why she has truly endeared herself to our clients… Continue reading

Hearts of Gold raises over $230,000!

Thanks to YOU, the Coalition’s annual Hearts of Gold event was a huge success! Nearly 800 of our friends and supporters rocked with a purpose to the music of Florida rock band Sister… Continue reading

Doug Spencer – Coalition Volunteer Extraordinaire

In celebration of National Volunteer Appreciation Month, we are introducing you to some of our super volunteers during the next several weeks. Today, we want you to meet Doug Spencer, by profession a… Continue reading


@cfl_homeless daycare kids master letter K & hexagon after month of learning solar system. Smart kids! http://ow.ly/i/53tVw

Affordable housing still Out of Reach in 2014

Each March, we pour over the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s (NLIHC) Out of Reach report, a side-by-side comparison of hourly wages and rents in the United States. In this, its 25th anniversary… Continue reading

Employee Spotlight – Meet Melanie Figueroa

We would like to introduce you to Melanie Figueroa, Director of the Coalition’s Center for Women and Families. Melanie was excited to let you know how she spends her workdays at the Coalition… Continue reading

Volunteer Voice: Victoria Williams

My name is Victoria Williams and I am sixteen years old.  I started volunteering at Coalition for the Homeless about three years ago when I started eighth grade.  I volunteer in the daycare… Continue reading

Eating Better on a Budget

It is no secret that healthy eating patterns that include fruits and vegetables can help reduce the risk of many chronic diseases. Eating nutritious foods provides your body with essential vitamins and minerals… Continue reading

Black History at the Coalition

As Black History Month comes to an end, we wanted to share with you the Black History board at our Women’s Residential and Counseling Center (WRCC).  The board was put together by the… Continue reading