Category Archive: Events

Work Hard, Play Hard: Why I Give Back

Mike Schiappa is the Sr. Director of Facilities for Hilton Grand Vacations. He has been a supporter of the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida for many years, and has been among… 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

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

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

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

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

Hearts of Gold raises over $230,000!

Thanks to YOU, the Coalition’s annual Hearts of Gold event was a huge success! Nearly 800 of our friends and supporters rocked with a purpose to the music of Florida rock band Sister… 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

Gifts that Generate Gratitude

With the holidays upon us, we have a few suggestions if you’re still looking for holiday gift ideas.  Movies are always a great choice. Why not stuff those Christmas stockings with movies that… Continue reading