Monthly Archive: June, 2009

20th Annual Taste of the Nation Orlando happening August 29, 2009

Do you want to join the fight against childhood hunger? Attending Taste of the Nation is a great way to start! Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation invites you to savor the… Continue reading

Tales from a Coalition volunteer – Karen’s side of the story

Volunteering at the Coalition has been an experience in which I was not sure what to expect.  At first I was nervous to interact with clients, afraid that I would not relate to… Continue reading

Due to family emergency, David Ashby’s walk to D.C. is temporarily suspended

We have been chatting a lot recently about David Ashby and his 1,100-mile walk to D.C. to raise awareness about homeless children. For those following the story, we wanted to inform you of… Continue reading

David Ashby starts journey to Washington, D.C.

David Ashby, 14, set out from the Coalition’s main campus yesterday, officially beginning his 1,100 mile walk to Washington, D.C. to bring awareness to the plight of the 1.35 million homeless children in the… Continue reading

Coalition pop quiz: Homeless Facts

Think you know all there is to know about the Coalition’s homeless clients? Click the picture above to take our pop quiz and find out! How’d you do? If you aren’t satisfied with… Continue reading

Point in Time Count reveals increase in homeless – not a surprise for most

On January 25, 2009 Homeless Services Network of Central Florida (HSN) completed the annual Point in Time Count, an annual effort to calculate the number of homeless in Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties.… Continue reading

Do homeless kids eat healthy foods?

Many of us can only imagine the desperate struggle of homeless parents to provide nutritious meals for their children. The reality of going hungry, however, is experienced by millions of children each day… Continue reading

12 more days until David Ashby sets off (on foot) for Washington, D.C.

You may have already heard about 14-year-old David Ashby from our blog, the Orlando Sentinel, FOX 35, WKMP Local 6, in this month’s Central Florida Lifestyles magazine, or on the Buckethead Show of… Continue reading