Category Archive: Homeless Children

Living Positively: An Advocate for HIV Awareness

Imagine the desperation of a young mother with nowhere for herself and her three-year-old to live. This is the predicament Latoya Mills found herself in when she came to the Coalition. But, unlike… Continue reading

Visiting artist inspires homeless kids

In a dimly-lit studio, artist Juan Travieso is sharing a selection of his works, illuminated by the glow of a PowerPoint presentation. He explains the meaning behind each painting: a desire to depict… Continue reading

The Ultimate Holiday Gift: Graduation

The holidays are upon us, and with them come thoughts of giving. We’re fortunate to have received many gifts of needed items, time, and financial resources, from caring hearts that make what we… Continue reading

Homeless kids – A priority all year long

There’s nothing more special than experiencing the holidays through the eyes of a child. Without a doubt, Coalition kids will know that Santa hasn’t forgotten about them during their stay at here, thanks… Continue reading

Homeless children – More than just a number

A recent study by the National Center on Family Homelessness, America’s Youngest Outcasts, shed light on some very sobering numbers. There are currently 2.5 million homeless children in our nation, up 8 percent over… Continue reading

Meet Connie Dean – Helping sad stories become success stories

When people contact the Coalition’s Center for Women and Families (CWF) in crisis mode, they’re most often guided to Miss Connie, our Intake Coordinator. Connie knows if we have space, maintains the waiting… Continue reading

Valencia practices what they preach

Krystal Pherai is a true example of putting your money where your mouth is! Krystal – Staff Assistant at Valencia College’s Peace and Justice Initiative (PJI) and Coordinator of the PJI Ambassadors since… Continue reading

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2014

The sobering reality of domestic violence has been in the news a lot of late due to the very public instances permeating the NFL. Yet, this crime is one that all too many… 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