Category Archive: Families

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

Meet Kadette

Kadette’s story was originally written by Melissa Catalanotto and featured on the Central Florida Future website. It was part of UCF’s United Way Campaign to help Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida.… Continue reading

Thoughtful Words and Thankful Hearts

‘Tis the season to be jolly and joyful.  In the spirit of great cheer, we’d like to share what  some of our volunteers and clients have to say about their experience living at… Continue reading

The New Face of Homelessness

Photo & video courtesy of the Rethink Homelessness Campaign The face of homelessness has changed. In fact, women and children make up the fastest growing segment of the homeless population. According to the… Continue reading

Celebrating the hardworking dads at Coalition for the Homeless

In honor of Father’s Day, we’d like to introduce you to some of the fathers who have come to Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida with their families over the years, some… Continue reading

Student video promotes homelessness awareness

Coalition for the Homeless is constantly impressed by Central Florida’s students and their interest and involvement in our mission. Homelessness is an issue that affects our entire community. And as Rollins College student… Continue reading

A little help goes a long way

Robert and Erica arrived at Coalition for the Homeless having lost their jobs. Though discouraged by this setback, they realized it was just that – a difficult time they could overcome. As part… Continue reading