Tag Archive: Homeless Women

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

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

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

October – A time to express emotions

In our October 1st blog, we promised to keep you posted about the Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities taking place throughout the month at the Center for Women and Families (CWF) and Women’s… Continue reading

Meet Carita – A powerful example of progress

We shared a bit of Carita’s story in our August e-newsletter. Since she’s such a powerful example of progress in our program, we thought her story was worth expanding – and updating! Carita… Continue reading

Never too young to make a difference!

For the last five years, Kathy Bradshaw, Director of Children’s Ministry at First United Methodist Church Winter Park (FUMCWP), has shown our clients that a person of any age or stature can make… Continue reading

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