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Toronto Dedicates Entire Wall To Fighting Homelessness

Mark Horvath | Posted 02.15.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

I'll be honest, it was so cold I thought my face was going to fall off. A few times even I started to scream "I can't feel my nose" and was concerned ...

What It's Really Like Living Out of Your Car

Carey Fuller | Posted 01.30.2012 | Impact
Carey Fuller

Living out of a vehicle definitely has its challenges and I've learned to adapt to it the way most people do, by trial and error.

Join Me and Zach Bonner at United Way's Homewalk (Oh, and Kobe Bryant Too)

Mark Horvath | Posted 01.18.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Homelessness is a very serious social crisis that affects us all and it looks like such a massive problem, it's a normal reaction to feel we cannot do anything about it. But we can do something about it.

Homeless No More: Meeting Paul a Second Time

Mark Horvath | Posted 01.03.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Paul has a serious brain injury that makes him vulnerable on the streets. In simple terms, if Paul did not get into housing his chances of surviving homeless are not so good.

Arkansas School Provides Clothing, Food For Growing Number Of Homeless Students

Mark Horvath | Posted 08.16.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

This week I was visiting Northwest Arkansas for The Farm's Harvest Festival and my friend Mike Rusch connected me with Marian Riner, Families in Trans...

Creating Movements and Cause Marketing Dreams Can Come True

Mark Horvath | Posted 12.28.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

When I started I had a dream that to change the story of homelessness and get people into housing we would need to partner with new people and reach new stakeholders.

Street Medicine: Making House Calls to People Without Homes

Mark Horvath | Posted 12.17.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

During last year's road trip I was honored to be introduced to two great men, Robert Egger of DC Central Kitchen and James S. Withers, M.D. of Operati...

SOBCon NW: Connecting Those Who Will Make a Difference

John Bergquist | Posted 11.23.2011 | Impact
John Bergquist

If our motives are pure and our minds clear, we can find others who are just as passionate about a need in the world. SOBCon is proof that entrepreneurs and employees alike can be both profitable and purposeful.

Conversation of Aboriginal Homelessness Continues: Interview With David Ward

Mark Horvath | Posted 11.14.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

The best way to share the Aboriginal story of homelessness in Canada was to simply empower my new Aboriginal friends to tell their own story.

Why A Christian Nurse Helps Addicts Shoot Up

Mark Horvath | Posted 02.22.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

It's easy to judge from a distance, but the people who have problems with the harm-reduction model just have never seen Hell like I have.

Starting the Conversation of Aboriginal Homelessness

Mark Horvath | Posted 09.21.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

The aboriginal population is disproportionate in homelessness around Canada.

Homeless to Housing Success Story: Meet Donny in His Apartment

Mark Horvath | Posted 09.17.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

It's nearly impossible to get sober while living on the streets. People need dignity and self-worth. Once Donny was in an apartment, he decided to change his life. He has stopped using drugs and is even looking for a job.

WATCH: Homeless Mom Calls for Help

Mark Horvath | Posted 09.10.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

What happens when you empower a homeless mom with a video camera? We get to see first-hand homeless service's failed systems. I wrote this partially ...

A Good Deal? Businesses Give Lot Space To Homeless, Gain Security

Mark Horvath | Posted 09.03.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Mobile homelessness may be the fastest growing poverty demographic in America today.

Homeless Single Mom, Daughters Live In A Seattle Van

Mark Horvath | Posted 09.02.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

I spent the day with a homeless family, yet it felt like spending the day with a normal family. The big difference was at the end of the day Carey and her daughter Maggy drove their van to a park to sleep for the night.

What Small Things Are You Grateful For?

Mark Horvath | Posted 08.21.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

I saw a sign for a three-month P.O. Box rental for $15. That mailbox with key may have been small, but that mailbox and key had a huge impact on me.

My First Night Homeless: A True Story

Mark Horvath | Posted 06.20.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

If you've never been homeless, it's tough to describe that first night sleeping on the street. The fear and disillusionment are almost paralyzing.

Interview with Barbara Poppe, Executive Director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

In this short interview, Barbara Poppe talks about President Obama's "Opening Doors: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness".

Nan Roman, President of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, on the State of Homelessness in America

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

For this short interview I asked Nan to sum up the report on State of Homelessness in America.

Southland Rain Hitting Homeless Population Hard (VIDEO)

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

KCBS used the title "Southland Rain Hitting Homeless Population Hard," but the truth is it is Los Angeles' bureaucracy that continues to slam homeless people hard.

Why Do We Kick Homeless People out of Winter Shelter During Bad Weather?

Mark Horvath | Posted 12.21.2016 | Impact
Mark Horvath

The media is saying Los Angeles is experiencing the worst rain in a decade. The Los Angeles Winter Shelter System is currently in operation, however, homeless people are being asked to leave during the day.

Canadian Churches Using Housing First Model

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Most, if not all, church recovery programs are very picky on who they allow in. The 'housing first' model helps the most vulnerable who are ignored -- yet need our help the most.

A Tent City Like You've Never Seen: Dignity Village (VIDEO)

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

In my years of traveling helping to change the story of homelessness I must say Dignity Village is probably the coolest community I have experienced.

The Rotating Shelter -- A Homeless Services Faith Based Model That Works (VIDEO)

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

2010-12-07-horvath1.jpgI urge you, no I beg you. If you're a faith based leader please look at what real effect you have on the community around you.

Open Our Eyes: Homelessness Unveiled (VIDEO)

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stephanie Rudat

Collectively, we have the power to take simple actions of learning more, donating, volunteering, and sharing to bring solutions to homelessness.