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Bonnie Stone

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For Homeless Kids, 'Back to School' Brings More Than Butterflies

(1) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 9:03 AM

The words "back to school" carry with them all the energy, excitement and nervousness associated with a new class, new teachers, new subjects and even new friends. But for the children of homeless families going back to school it's about a lot more than first-day butterflies.

For these children,...

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Lessons from Dasani: Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness

(0) Comments | Posted December 23, 2013 | 9:56 AM

The New York Times "Invisible Child" series has prompted a strong reaction and substantive global dialogue among politicos, influencers and concerned citizens on the issue of homelessness in New York City. Like so many readers, I found myself deeply saddened as I followed the story of Dasani, a...

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New York's Homeless Left Behind in Governor's Budget

(8) Comments | Posted March 28, 2011 | 12:44 PM

You see a good deal of hardship being a homeless services provider, but the look of joy you see when a client walks into their own apartment for the first time after living in shelter is unparalleled. The Advantage rental subsidy program gives clients independence and a home of their...

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