Monthly Archive: January, 2010

Unemployment versus Underemployment

An Orlando Sentinel article released last week contained grim, but perhaps not unexpected, news about the current unemployment situation in Florida. Sentinel writer Jim Stratton explains that Florida’s unemployment rate has now hit… Continue reading

Nationwide homeless census happening today

It is the dead of winter, and something big is happening for the U.S. homeless population. Each year, a nationwide count that will estimate the number of people experiencing homelessness is conducted in… Continue reading

Stories from the homeless: Hope for a better life

Today, we are proud to introduce (drum roll, please!) a brand new video created for the Coalition! This video will introduce you to some of the real faces and true stories of homelessness,… Continue reading

From Homeless, Addicted and Beaten to Proud and Productive

We love sharing our client’s success stories with you! Get to know Darleen, an inspirational former client, by reading her story below. Feel free to leave her a message of encouragement under comments;… Continue reading

Keeping the homeless safe in the cold

With record-breaking temperatures over the past week in Central Florida, dozens of news stories and possibly thousands of conversations have focused on those less fortunate, the people without a warm place to stay… Continue reading

Feeding the homeless: meal service at the Coalition

With the holiday season over, you may be wondering how you can make this brand new year meaningful. If your family, company, religious organization, or social group is looking for a unique opportunity… Continue reading

Coalition declares six “Cold Nights”

Due to forecasted low temperatures, we have declared a total of six “Cold Nights” this week (Friday, January 1 through Wednesday, January 6), and more may be on the way. Declaring a cold… Continue reading