Tag Archive: Poverty Homeless Services

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

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

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

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

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

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

Her Perception was Changed by their Reality

We’re excited to feature guest blogger Chrissie Majewski from Orlando Health.  She generously volunteered her time last month to record our historic move into the new Men’s Service Center. June 25, 2014 started… Continue reading

Thanks to Carroll Adams, Furniture Furthers Pride

  Furniture provides many things: the option to be organized, the ability to rest our feet, the opportunity to safely store our belongings, and so much more. And furniture most definitely provides part… Continue reading

Why are some young adults homeless?

We’re excited to share a guest blog by Alyssa Mullins, a University of Central Florida Department of Sociology graduate student.  Alyssa led a team of fellow graduate student researchers in conducting a very… Continue reading