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

5 reasons to give a year-end gift to the Coalition

Right now, all your favorite charities are undoubtedly soliciting year-end gifts. With over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations registered in the U.S., we know it can be difficult to choose. So, what makes us… Continue reading

5 Year-End Tax Tips

Contributing to charitable causes before the end of the year is a tried-and-true tax-reduction strategy — and we’re not just telling you because we happen to be a charitable cause. Below are some… 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

Senior is homeless, but hopeful

More than 30 percent of single women served by the Coalition are over the age of 50. Mary is one of them.   When Mary* spent the holidays with her family last year,… Continue reading

Coming full circle – From homeowner to homeless to helping others

  Joette never imagined she’d fall into homelessness in her lifetime. After all, she was born into a mid-west middle class family, with a solid upbringing, three years at Kent State University, and… 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

Teaching the skills to land the job

The dining room in the Coalition’s Center for Women and Families was the setting yesterday for nine students to practice the foundation of business greetings: the handshake. One by one, their instructor André… Continue reading