Tag Archive: homeless

Paving the road to recovery

When men come to the Coalition seeking shelter, support and help to overcome their addiction, it’s likely they’ll meet Johnny Little. Johnny, an addiction recovery specialist at the Men’s Service Center, has the… 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

Believe in thyself: Motivating homeless men

Each year, about 40 percent of Americans are motivated to make New Year’s resolutions. They take advantage of their gym memberships, or decide this is the year they’re going to quit smoking for good.… 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

9/11/01 – Still Clear in His Mind Today

On the eve of September 11, 2001, Donald Whitehead was on a plane to Indiana. He worked in Washington, D.C. as the Executive Director for the National Coalition for the Homeless. The following… Continue reading

Tragedy turns into Purpose

Losing your job can certainly lead to homelessness. But what if, instead of losing the resource that helps you keep your home, you physically lost your home? This is the situation James Landry,… Continue reading

New year, new shoes: Thank you!

With the new school season in full swing, backpacks are full while some bank accounts are nearly empty. Although public school is freely available to all Central Florida children, school supplies and necessary… Continue reading

Forgetting Convenience for a Cause

In this day and age, it’s all about convenience. A person is more influenced to buy from a store based on its close location rather than its selection. When they want to do… Continue reading

Taste of the Nation® Orlando Posts Fundraising Record

We are excited to report that Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® Orlando raised $301,317 to support the feeding programs of Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, Second Harvest Food Bank… Continue reading