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Louisville Continuum of Care awarded $9,184,304 for homeless assistance from HUD!

The Coalition for the Homeless is pleased to announce that the Louisville Continuum of Care has been awarded $9,184,304 for homeless assistance from the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) this year. The Continuum of Care is HUD’s collaborative funding and planning approach that helps communities plan for and provide, as necessary, a full …

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Louisville Announces Detailed Plan to End Veteran Homelessness by 2016

To view the detailed plan to end homelessness, click here. LOUISVILLE, KY (January 13, 2015) – Mayor Greg Fischer and The Coalition for the Homeless announced today the details of an ambitious plan to eliminate veteran homelessness in Louisville by the end of this year. The initiative, titled Rx: Housing Veterans, will find permanent housing for the …

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Give-A-Jam raises nearly $60,000 to end veteran homelessness!

The fourth annual Give-A-Jam to end homelessness was held on Thursday, December 18. Hosted by the Clifton Center, Give-A-Jam was created in 2010 by John Harris, Executive Director of the Clifton Center, and his wife Natalie Harris, Executive Director of the Coalition for the Homeless. Together, they wanted to create a new type of event: …

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Executive Director Natalie Harris named a Compassion Laureate!

Congratulations to our fearless leader, Natalie Harris, for being named a Compassion Laureate by Compassionate Louisville for all her work in advocating for our homeless neighbors! According to Natalie, compassion means “working together to make the world better and giving everyone an opportunity to work toward that goal.” We are so grateful for Natalie’s vision, …

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Eight Ways to Show Compassion and Give Back this Holiday Season

Louisville, KY (November 25, 2014) – For most of us, the holidays bring happy memories, wonderful traditions, indulgent warm meals, and much-needed time spent with family and loved ones. But for some Louisvillians, these things are luxuries, not realities. There are many ways to help those who are less fortunate during the holidays. Here are …

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Coalition for the Homeless Announces Rx: Housing Veterans Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Coalition for the Homeless Announces Rx: Housing Veterans Initiative Goal of ambitious collaborative effort is to eliminate Veteran homelessness in Louisville LOUISVILLE, KY (November 3, 2014) – Last year, there were 8,608 homeless Louisvillians. Of those, 916 were Veterans. In honor of November being Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Month, and on the …

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