Tonight, Covenant House Florida is hosting its 2018 Executive Sleep Out, with the goal of having local executives sleep on the street for one night so homeless kids don’t have to in the future.
A new study identifying the number of unaccompanied youth ages 13-24 experiencing homelessness across Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties has been released…
Tomorrow, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness will host the first-ever Central Florida Landlord Summit to address homelessness and help individuals, families and children find safe, stable and affordable housing in the region.
A staggering 2.5 million children are now homeless each year in America, according to a new report released Monday, by the National Center on Family Homelessness. This historic high represents one in every 30 children in the United States.
Joined by Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Central Florida Commission on Homelessness CEO Andrae Bailey, Florida Hospital President Lars Houmann announced Tuesday, the largest, one-time private donation to end chronic homelessness in Central Florida history.
The Central Florida Commission on Homelessness is leading a historic campaign to raise awareness of citizens and propel local leaders to seriously tackle the growing problem of homelessness. Entitled “Rethink Homelessness” the campaign was started 8 months ago and a new video created, which asks the homeless to write down a fact about themselves that other […]
As part of its annual Summer of Dreams program for homeless children, Fifth Third Bank hosted a volunteer event to sort, pack and organize non-perishable food donations at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. “When school is out, nearly 90 percent of children who rely on free or reduced-price meals lose that access,” […]
Central Florida community leaders, representatives of faith-based organizations, realtors and business leaders met Wednesday, to discuss the problem of homelessness and affordable housing solutions, at the home of Derrick Wallace, candidate for Orange County Commissioner, District 6. According to the 2013 Council on Homelessness Report, while statewide there has been a 17% drop in homelessness in 2013 […]
The recent ‘Impact on Homelessness’ breakfast revealed that Orlando is number 2 in the Nation in Homelessness for cities its size.