Tag Archive: homeless

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

Fundraising Friday: Meet Tom

Tom is a retired naval officer who teaches middle school in Orlando, Florida. Starting today, July 4, he will be voluntarily homeless for 30 days.   Why would anyone voluntarily become homeless? He… 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

Holiday Thanks from Coalition for the Homeless

Our sincerest thanks go out to the Central Florida community for all the different ways you have made the holidays special for our residents at Coalition for the Homeless. The hundreds of men,… Continue reading

5 Ways to Make a Difference at Coalition for the Homeless

  The Coalition is the largest provider of homeless services in Central Florida. Our mission is to transform the lives of homeless men, women and children by providing crucial services to end their… Continue reading

Observing Nat’l Domestic Violence Awareness Month

According to the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), nearly 1 in every 4  women are victims of domestic violence and approximately 15.5 million children are exposed to domestic violence every year.… Continue reading