Category Archive: Men

Paving the road to recovery

When men come to the Coalition seeking shelter, support and help to overcome their addiction, it’s likely they’ll meet Johnny Little. Johnny, an addiction recovery specialist at the Men’s Service Center, has the… Continue reading

Building Hope for Homeless Men: Coalition Unveils New Men’s Service Center

With a ribbon cutting and a flourish of confetti, the Coalition’s new Men’s Service Center (MSC) was officially unveiled to the Orlando community. Held on the lawn in front of the new, 32,000… Continue reading

Believe in thyself: Motivating homeless men

Each year, about 40 percent of Americans are motivated to make New Year’s resolutions. They take advantage of their gym memberships, or decide this is the year they’re going to quit smoking for good.… Continue reading

Empowering the homeless: How one man’s experience with homelessness and current success is impacting others for the better

By Jonathan Cronstedt, CEO of Empower Network 610,042 individuals are homeless on any given night in the United States. Empower Network donated $10,000 to Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida. Coalition for… Continue reading

Looking back on 2014

Recently, our CEO, Brent Trotter, shared some of his thoughts on the past year in our December 2014 newsletter. The following is a reprint of his letter to our supporters. As 2014 nears… Continue reading

Homeless men and poetry? You bet!

There’s a stereotype about homeless men, one that certainly does not involve creative writing and poetry. So – what if we told you that some of the homeless men residing in our Men’s… Continue reading

Her Perception was Changed by their Reality

We’re excited to feature guest blogger Chrissie Majewski from Orlando Health.  She generously volunteered her time last month to record our historic move into the new Men’s Service Center. June 25, 2014 started… Continue reading

Homelessness: A Day in the Life

Have you ever wondered what a homeless man does each day?  While each man is different, the struggle remains the same. A recent article by Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Amanda Peacher gave an inside… 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