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Burrito Boyz Serves Hot Meals To Homeless People In San Diego

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.09.2016 | Good News

Here’s an initiative that’s stuffed with compassion. Every week, kids, teens and young adults gather together to make hundreds of burritos for th...

Creating Spring/Summer Care Kits for the Homeless

Shari Medini | Posted 03.29.2016 | Impact
Shari Medini

It is helpful to create and hand out care kits for the spring and summer months. There are unique challenges that come with the heat and harsh sunshine and there are ways that we can give our support to the homeless within our own communities.

Thanks a Lot. You Gave Me My Christmas Present and It Cost Me $218,000!

Rick Steves | Posted 12.17.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

Together, you contributed $218,000. And with my match, we collectively raised more than $430,000 to help power Bread's work in explaining to our Congress the needs of our nation's poorest, homeless, and hungry people.

Homeless Man's Kind Gesture Inspired Viral Campaign That's Getting People Off The Streets

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.27.2015 | Good News

A woman from the U.K., who rallied the Internet to raise money for a homeless man, has made a large donation to a local group committed to helping tho...

Help Homeless During Bitter Cold By Providing Supplies, Assistance And A Sense Of Dignity

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

People across the country are rushing to shutter themselves indoors as meteorologists warn of a "life-threatening" deep freeze that has settled over t...

Heat on the Street: Hyperthermia Puts Homeless at Risk

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 08.28.2012 | Impact
Jean-Michel Giraud

When the temperature climbs, there are many different ways you can be a friend to someone who is homeless and doesn't have the resources to stay safe and comfortable. The action you take could save a life.

The Economics Of Generosity: A Homeless Man's Advice To Restaurateurs

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 03.19.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

Restaurants often chase the homeless away, instead of inviting them to the backdoor for a warm meal. Let someone else give them a hand, I have heard said too many times.

Thanksgiving Volunteer Opportunities To Show Your Gratitude

Posted 11.19.2012 | Impact

Spend time with your family while giving back MapQuest's TurkeyQuest has compiled a state-by-state list from California To New York of Thanksgiving e...

Andrea Stone

Embattled Fannie Mae Walks Away From Homeless Fundraising Walk On National Mall | Andrea Stone | Posted 10.02.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- Fannie Mae, the troubled mortgage giant at the center of the housing foreclosure crisis, is walking away from its annual Help the Homele...

Five Ways to Change A Homeless Person's Life

Cristina Carlino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cristina Carlino

If you've ever had a distressing encounter with a homeless person you wish you could have supported, here are some insights that may help you.

Homelessness Myth #12: Corporations Don't Care (VIDEO)

Christine Schanes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Schanes

Since corporations have been found by the Court to be "persons" with rights under the US Constitution, do corporations recognize any "personal" responsibility to help solve the social issues of the day?

Prince William Gives Homelessness Face Time

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Prince William posed for a once-homeless photographer and snapped a few shots himself to raise money to combat homelessness, CBS News reports. "From...

Nashville To Help Homeless With "Adopt a Meter" Program

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Nashville, Tennessee's Mayor, Karl Dean, is hoping a new city-wide advertising program involving parking meters will bolster homeless outreach program...