Tag Archive: Homelessness

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

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

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

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

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

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