Tag Archive: Homeless Programs

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

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

Visiting artist inspires homeless kids

In a dimly-lit studio, artist Juan Travieso is sharing a selection of his works, illuminated by the glow of a PowerPoint presentation. He explains the meaning behind each painting: a desire to depict… 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

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

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

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

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