Tag Archive: Hunger

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Food insecurity exists in 17.2 million households in America and 3.9 million of them are households with children. Family homelessness is on the rise. In fact, the Coalition helps over 600 homeless men,… Continue reading

Taste of the Nation Orlando raises $245,000 to fight childhood hunger!

Share Our Strength’s 24th Annual Taste of the Nation Orlando was a huge success this past Saturday, raising more than $245,000! As one of the local beneficiaries of the event, we can’t thank… Continue reading

World Hunger Day

Did you know that one-eighth of the world’s population lives in extreme hunger and poverty? Even in America, the land of plenty, millions of people struggle with hunger. Today, World Hunger Day, is… Continue reading

Our 2012 – Thanks to you!

Coalition for the Homeless had a big year, thanks to our thousands of generous supporters! So before kicking off the New Year, check out some of the wonderful things we accomplished together in… Continue reading

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Day

Today is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Day in the City of Orlando, as declared by Mayor Buddy Dyer! As a result, downtown Orlando has been “painted” purple – the hunger and homelessness awareness… Continue reading

Walmart Foundation grant supports meals for homeless

Good nutrition is invaluable for adults and children alike. But unfortunately, nourishing meals are not easy to attain for families whose main priority is simply finding a place to sleep each night. With… Continue reading

Hydroponics for the homeless

“Community outreach is very important to us,” said Barrie Freeman, founder of Hi-Rise Harvest. With that in mind, Freeman and her company found a way to help Coalition for the Homeless. Check it… Continue reading

Doorstep delivers and donates to the homeless

Looking for an easy way to support the community? Our good friends at Doorstep Delivery.com are giving you just that. Doorstep Delivery partners with Orlando’s finest restaurants to offer every major type of… Continue reading

Double your gift – there’s still time!

Several weeks ago, Coalition for the Homeless told our readers we had received $30,000 from First Baptist Church of Orlando’s Love Orlando initiative.  They challenged us to match their gift, doubling everyone’s donation… Continue reading