Tag Archive: Homeless Women

October – A time to express emotions

In our October 1st blog, we promised to keep you posted about the Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities taking place throughout the month at the Center for Women and Families (CWF) and Women’s… Continue reading

Meet Carita – A powerful example of progress

We shared a bit of Carita’s story in our August e-newsletter. Since she’s such a powerful example of progress in our program, we thought her story was worth expanding – and updating! Carita… Continue reading

Never too young to make a difference!

For the last five years, Kathy Bradshaw, Director of Children’s Ministry at First United Methodist Church Winter Park (FUMCWP), has shown our clients that a person of any age or stature can make… Continue reading

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2014

Every year, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15. Elder abuse is similar to homelessness in the fact that you know it exists but you might not realize that it’s your neighbor who’s… Continue reading

“Deserving Young Women” of yesterday and today

A little bit of history for Throwback Thursday!  The Coalition for the Homeless Women’s Residential and Counseling Center (WRCC), located on Hillcrest Street at Magnolia Ave., traces back to 1921.  That’s when a… 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

Hydroponics for the homeless

“Community outreach is very important to us,” said Barrie Freeman, founder of Hi-Rise Harvest. With that in mind, Freeman and her company found a way to help Coalition for the Homeless. Check it… Continue reading

IDEAS’ ideas about volunteering at the Coalition

IDEAS Orlando is an Orlando-based innovation studio specializing in creative entertainment, learning, and marketing. IDEAS often serves dinner at Coalition for the Homeless’ Women’s Residential and Counseling Center. Shirley Decker, EVP, Business Development,… Continue reading

Gold medal volunteers

The single women and mothers with children who come to Coalition for the Homeless’ Women’s Residential and Counseling Center (WRCC) are experiencing a trying time in their lives. By providing them with a… Continue reading