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Home Is Where The Heart Is: Tiny Houses and Homelessness

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Shelter is on the first rung of renowned psychologist Abraham Maslow‘s hierarchy of needs. And yet, as a society, we have not cracked the code for how to house people in a way that is equitable and sustainable. While millions consume cubic acres of carbon heating and cooling their McMansions, others combat housing insecurity on a daily basis. This week on Sea Change Radio, we discuss two different facets of the housing puzzle. First we take a look at the tiny homes movement with two builders, Fatih and Deniz Saat.

Sands Cares Shows Continued Support for the Veterans Village Container Housing Project in Las Vegas

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As part of our commitment to our veterans and providing relief and finding solutions to end homelessness in Las Vegas, we continue to support Veterans Village and their housing project, The Village by Sands Cares. The new housing development will consist of ten fully transformed and furnished shipping container units for our veterans in downtown Las Vegas.

Sands Cares Becomes First Corporate Sponsor for Built for Zero’s Permanent Supportive Housing Campaign

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Built for Zero, a national initiative to end chronic homelessness, launched the Permanent Supportive Housing Campaign in Las Vegas, making Southern Nevada one of 70 communities participating in this comprehensive effort.  Led by organizations including U.S.

Follow the Money: How Sands Cares Assists Clean the World

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Through Sands Cares, the corporate giving and community engagement program of Las Vegas Sands, Clean the World and Las Vegas Sands have collaborated on two key projects that have benefited the homeless community and made a significant impact globally.  The Global Hygiene Kit Builds held at all Las Vegas Sands properties in the U.S.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Increase Commitment to California Wildfire Relief and Announce Funding for Homeless Services

Walmart and Walmart Foundation commit a total $1 million in product and cash donations to support wildfire relief efforts, shelter services for evacuees and another $1 million to help address needs of area chronically homeless individuals
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CHICO, Calif., November 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Walmart and the Walmart Foundation today increased to $1 million their commitment to support California wildfire relief efforts, including shelter services for evacuees, and announced an additional $1 million from the Walmart Foundation to help address the increased needs of the local homeless population affected by the Camp Fire.

VIDEO | Hanes' Partnership with Invisible People Brings Comfort to America’s Homeless

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Mark Horvath, founder of Invisible People, explains why he believes a simple pair of white socks can make a dramatic difference in the lives of the estimated 3.5 million men, women and children that sleep in shelters, transitional housing and public places not meant for human habitation.

VIDEO | Hanes National Sock Drive Raises Awareness of Homelessness in America

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Every year approximately 3.5 million men, women and children experience homelessness – and more than a million of those living homeless are employed full- or part-time. Hanes is entering its ninth year of working to raise awareness of this issue and bring comfort to those who need it most by supporting agencies fighting homelessness in every state – and you can help.

Aramark CEO Eric Foss Appointed to Back on My Feet National Board of Directors

Aramark joins forces with Back on My Feet to combat homelessness
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Back on My Feet, the national nonprofit organization committed to addressing homelessness, has announced that Eric J. Foss, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aramark, has joined its national board of directors.
 
Back on My Feet combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources in 12 cities across the country, including Philadelphia, Aramark’s headquarters city. 

Timberland Global Leadership Team Cooks and Serves Meals to Support Local Homeless Organization

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Timberland’s Global Leadership Team recently cooked and served dinner to 75 residents of Cross Roads House, non-profit organization that supports community members who are experiencing – or have recently experienced -- homelessness. The team, which had convened at the outdoor lifestyle brand’s global headquarters in Stratham NH for a strategy meeting, dedicated the afternoon to serve the local community together.

Tackling Hunger and Homelessness in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Sands partners with Three Square for the Bag Childhood Hunger campaign
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With homelessness as a critical social issue in Southern Nevada, Las Vegas Sands properties in Las Vegas held a month-long food drive in partnership with Three Square for the Bag Childhood Hunger Campaign.

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