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Homeless Man Beaten Because Child Lied

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Singles: 3 Unexpected Benefits Of Volunteering

April is National Volunteer Month, and as an avid volunteer for different causes, I definitely agree that giving back not only benefits others but it …

A hospice for homeless to open in SLC

SALT LAKE CITY -- An average of 50 homeless people die on the streets of Salt Lake City every year. The cause of death for many is a terminal …

Homelessness

This is a novel approach to helping the homeless

It’s known as one of America’s most dangerous areas, despite being just a stone’s throw away from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood Boulevard and …

One Man is Dedicated to Providing Shoes for the Homeless

Meet the campaign helping homeless women get tampons

Between Instagram's apology for deleting Toronto artist Rupi Kaur's intimate menstrual images and women marching on Downing Street to protest tampon tax, it's been quite the month for periods. The latest to shine a light on the issues women face around menstruation is #TheHomelessPeriod, a feminist …

Over $150,000 Raised For Homeless Teens With Pizza4Equality

The Homestretch (trailer) from spargel productions on Vimeo.<p>In an inspiring example of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community uniting against discrimination, one man has helped to raise almost $150,000 to support homeless youth.<p>#Pizza4Equality, launched by activist Scott …

‘Mean Tweets’ ad challenges homelessness stereotypes

Raw emotions surface quickly in <b>Raising the Roof</b>‘s latest campaign, “Humans For Humans,” an awareness effort designed to humanize some of Canada’s …

Based Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— Sometimes, all it takes is one or two bad apples. That’s what San Francisco’s point man on solving homelessness says about the …

California

Salt Lake police find jobs for homeless as part of new outreach program

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) Seven Utah homeless men now have jobs. It may sound strange, but they have police to thank for them.<p>Salt Lake police are …

Homeless Dept. Bought $429 Chairs and $3K TVs While Shelters Crumbled

NEW YORK CITY — The Department of Homeless Services has revamped its lower Manhattan headquarters and purchased dozens of iPads, $429 chairs and …

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President Jimmy Morales has declared three days of national mourning<p>The president's former campaign manager allegedly contacted witnesses while on …

Anonymous Global call-out to march for the Homeless 2015 #opsafewinter

Anonymous has launched another video clip describing the misery of Homeless people. This video showcased this feeling of misery that […]The post …

812 homeless people sleep on cafe floor in two months

The country’s only night cafe for homeless people accommodated 812 different people in its first two months alone — illustrating the scale of the …

Homeless agency spends $600K on office upgrades as families live with vermin: report

The agency that looks after the city’s neediest is blowing through cash for its own digs like LeBron James furnishing his next mansion.<p>The Department …

Over Objections From Homeless, City Council Names Catherine Lester Head of Human Services

Earlier today, over the objections of homeless encampment residents and with the praise of human services providers, the Seattle City Council …

'The Homestretch' on PBS: Homeless teens struggle for independence

When it comes to documentary film (as with so much else), sensational and already celebrated subjects tend to dominate the mediasphere, the blogosphere and the watercoolersphere (and eventually the Emmysphere); it helps too (as with so much else) to be on HBO.<p>Meanwhile, a steady stream of less …

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Struggling with community engagement? Try partnering with a nonprofit

Engagement with communities is an important aspect of business sustainability and key to a healthy relationship amongst stakeholders. Ensuring that …

5 Ways Even Small Companies Can Give Back

It’s National Volunteer Week this week, and that has me thinking about volunteerism in the workplace. It’s a funny thing: People talk about it a lot, but it’s rare that you see it in action — especially from the top down, and especially in smaller companies. In this week’s post, I’d like to …

The Nonprofit Sector’s Crisis of Confidence

I sometimes wonder how many of the nonprofit sector’s challenges stem from a fundamental lack of confidence. Don’t get me wrong, there are deep …

Nonprofits Work to Come to Terms with Minimum and Living Wage Standards

Share27<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Shares 27<p>April 8, 2015; Los Angeles Times<p>As the momentum behind the effort to transform the minimum wage into a “living” wage …

“Double-Subsidized” Pa. Nursing Homes Don’t Pay Living Wage: Many Workers in Publicly Funded Industry Need Public Assistance to Make Ends Meet

Many nursing home workers in Pennsylvania earn wages so low they must resort to public assistance to make ends meet and support their families. These …

Glass Ceiling? Some of Us Are Still Trying to Earn a Living Wage

People who do the work that makes other work possible—child- and home-care workers, most of them women—are joining the 4/15 fight for $15 an hour. …