Tag Archive: homeless

Forgetting Convenience for a Cause

In this day and age, it’s all about convenience. A person is more influenced to buy from a store based on its close location rather than its selection. When they want to do… Continue reading

Taste of the Nation® Orlando Posts Fundraising Record

We are excited to report that Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® Orlando raised $301,317 to support the feeding programs of Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, Second Harvest Food Bank… Continue reading

Disney VoluntEARS Provide Muscle and Magic

On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, the Coalition had the privilege of moving homeless men into our new Men’s Service Center. In the week prior to the move, anticipation filled the air. Everyone was… 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

Thanks to Carroll Adams, Furniture Furthers Pride

  Furniture provides many things: the option to be organized, the ability to rest our feet, the opportunity to safely store our belongings, and so much more. And furniture most definitely provides part… 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

Golf Challenge rain-out raises nearly $79,000!

Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida posted preliminary numbers via social media on May 2, 2014, the day of our supposed-to-be Doug Spencer Annual Golf Challenge.  Now that we’ve tallied all the… Continue reading

From Homeless to Having it All

As we have often mentioned, homelessness can happen to anyone. However, there is hope for those who are homeless. In fact,we’d like to share with you 10 formerly homeless celebrities who continued to… Continue reading

Volunteering Is Good For Your Health

Many of us are entering 2014 with a new perspective on life. Resolutions abound and everyone is bringing in the new year with hopes for improvement. You may commit to a variety of… Continue reading