World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2014

Every year, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15. Elder abuse is similar to homelessness in the fact that you know it exists but you might not realize that it’s your neighbor who’s… Continue reading

“Deserving Young Women” of yesterday and today

A little bit of history for Throwback Thursday!  The Coalition for the Homeless Women’s Residential and Counseling Center (WRCC), located on Hillcrest Street at Magnolia Ave., traces back to 1921.  That’s when a… Continue reading

Summer FUNdraising

Get involved in summer fundraising Help us reach our $30,000 goal this summer! We’re looking for volunteers who are passionate about getting engaged in creative fundraising for our organization! Whether you are a… Continue reading

Homelessness in America 2014

The stats are in, but sometimes even when everything has changed, nothing has really changed. Over the last couple of years, the homeless population and its various subpopulations (i.e. those in emergency shelters, homeless shelters, government assisted… Continue reading

Contractors Keepin’ it Cool for the Coalition!

Have you ever been in a car with no air conditioning, in the middle of a Florida summer day? It’s miserable. All you can think about is getting to your destination so you… 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

An arrow from Cupid to volunteer’s heart

The calendar may say May 1, but we wanted to complete our celebration of April’s National Volunteer Appreciation Month by saluting one more long-time Coalition volunteer. And though we originally wrote about Bonnie… Continue reading

Volunteer believes “every little bit helps”

Patricia Evans has logged over 650 volunteer hours since September 2012! With her wonderful smile, Pat has helped at Hearts of Gold, the Operations Desk, a field trip with Coalition kids, and more.… Continue reading

Volunteering – her piece in jigsaw puzzle of life

To continue celebrating National Volunteer Appreciation Month, we wanted you to meet Jaime Acker, one of the Coalition’s wonderful volunteers. Read on to see why she has truly endeared herself to our clients… Continue reading