Invests Nearly $100 Million to House the Homeless, from Alaska to Maine
CLEVELAND, Ohio, November 12, 2014 /3BL Media -- According to a recent HUD report to Congress, more than half a million individuals had nowhere to go on any given night in 2014. The good news is that homelessness has declined by 11 percent since 2007, and in Cleveland, Ohio, where chronic homeless has been a protracted issue, community partners, including KeyBank, have taken a strong stance to remedy it.
Up close & personal with Convenant House's VP of Peer-to-Peer
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We are thrilled to announce the latest peer-to-peer fundraising professional in our Peer-to-Peer Spotlight series: Gina Butler, vice president of Peer-to-Peer at Covenant House, a leading advocate on behalf of homeless youth.
From New York to Maui, California to Japan, the Action Team Captains are making great strides this year with all of their hard work, enthusiasm, and dedication to volunteerism.
Each year, Action Team Captains high schools around the world dedicate their time to serving their communities and inspiring others to do the same. From running successful food drives to visiting the elderly at local nursing homes, and working with their local Special Olympics teams Action Team Captains are constantly lending a helping hand to those in need.
15-Year-Old Youth Spearheads Project to Provide Survival Care Kits to Homeless in Arkansas
Kansas City, MO, April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A 15-year-old youth is leading a project to provide survival care kits to homeless people in Arkansas. Kelli, the Youth Council President at Children International – UALR, was awarded a Disney Friends for Change grant to create the kits, which she will be distributing with The Salvation Army of Little Rock as part of Global Youth Service Day on April 11.
Bank of America volunteers beautify Volunteers of America facility in the Bronx
NEW YORK, N.Y., November 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Thanks to generous financial support from Bank of America and in partnership with CBS EcoMedia, critical repairs and upgrades to important capital features will be made at two facilities operated by Volunteers of America-Greater New York, one in the Bronx and the other in Harlem, that provide permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless male and female veterans. These two facilities house 323 veterans in single-room apartments.