Tag Archive: Homeless 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

Baskets of Love Celebrates 10 Years of Giving

This Valentine’s Day, a group of women will be showing their love for the Coalition in a big way: by celebrating the 10th anniversary of Baskets of Love. Baskets of Love, a grassroots… 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

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

Meet Connie Dean – Helping sad stories become success stories

When people contact the Coalition’s Center for Women and Families (CWF) in crisis mode, they’re most often guided to Miss Connie, our Intake Coordinator. Connie knows if we have space, maintains the waiting… 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

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2014

The sobering reality of domestic violence has been in the news a lot of late due to the very public instances permeating the NFL. Yet, this crime is one that all too many… Continue reading