Monthly Archive: November, 2009

Report on public perceptions of Coalition for the Homeless

At the Coalition, we gather from the regular monetary and in-kind donations, faithful volunteers, and supportive community members that the community thinks we are doing a good job of returning homeless men, women… Continue reading

Winners of “Give Homelessness a Holiday” Challenge

Just over a week ago, the Coalition faced the problem of telling 30 homeless men and women that the holidays would largely be passing them by because we did not have enough holiday… Continue reading

“Give Homelessness a Holiday” Challenge – November 17 – 24

Update: We now have more sponsors than we know what to do with! The generosity of our community and the response to our Challenge have enabled us to stop the Challenge early. If… Continue reading

Veterans Day for homeless vets

As the nation celebrates Veterans Day with memorials and words of appreciation for those who have fought and sacrificed for our freedom, we must not forget one segment of the veteran population: the… Continue reading

Wednesday lunch plans? How about 4Rivers Smokehouse?

On November 11, 2009 4Rivers Smokehouse in Winter Park, FL will host a grand opening. This celebration promises to be extra-special, with 50% of the day’s proceeds benefiting Coalition for the Homeless. These… Continue reading

Report on public perceptions of the homeless in Central Florida

Just this week, researchers from the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Institute for Social and Behavioral Sciences released a study that gauged the region’s ideas about the local homeless population. Titled “Public Perceptions… Continue reading

What do the holidays mean to a homeless family?

Is your family, religious organization or social group looking for a unique opportunity to make the holidays special for a neighbor in need? If so, please consider sponsoring a family or individual at… Continue reading