Homelessness

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Regular price $50.00

This gift will provide backpacks, books, folders and pencils, calculators, and other supplies that all kids need to complete homework, keep up with their peers, and feel 'normal' and supported in the classroom and at home. Assistance provided to kids with this gift include the supplies and materials described here, as well as additional learning support that may be needed to address the kids' learning...

Regular price $20.00

This gift will provide a night out to the movies for moms living in a NYC shelter.

Regular price $49.00

Your gift is an investment into the future of one of these children. Your gift will sponsor one homeless child and help provide this child with a home for one week. A decent and stable home is the foundation on which human beings build their lives. Homelessness or housing that is unaffordable defeats a person's best efforts to hold a job, perform in school, stay...

Regular price $10.00

Your gift will help enable us to provide daily showers and hygiene supplies for the homeless in our community.

Regular price $100.00

This gift will provide help with small items that make a big impact on health. Assistance provided may include paying for prescriptions or over-the-counter medications (cold/flu, asthma, nutrition supplements, pain relievers) that homeless and very poor people cannot afford. It may also include home exercise items (exercise tubs or fitness balls), air cleaners/purifiers, humidifiers, or other household items that help people maintain safe and healthy...

Regular price $500.00

This gift will provide move-in assistance to help a homeless family or individual who has located affordable housing and is ready to move in, but does not have savings for move in costs. Move in assistance may include first or last month's rent, security deposit, mover expenses, furniture and household items, linens and bedding, games and toys for kids, or food and kitchen items to...

Regular price $30.00

Box-Out raises money for the Community Empowerment Fund (CEF), which offers savings opportunities, micro-loans, financial education, and assertive support to individuals who are underemployed and unemployed. Each Box-Out Sponsorship goes DIRECTLY to CEF, meeting clients' needs on an individual basis. Box-Out is a UNC-CH event during which students get sponsored to sleep in the Pit in cardboard boxes for a night, raising awareness of issues...

Regular price $45.00

This gift will provide one hour of consultation with members of Congress and their staffs on laws to create, provide funding for and expand veteran assistance programs. NCHV helped create the VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program -- the largest federal homeless veteran assistance program -- and the Department of Labor Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, and helped write the Comprehensive Homeless Veteran Assistance...

Your contribution will support the important work of your favorite Homelessness Nonprofit and help make the world a better place.    

Regular price $100.00

This gift will provide 2 staff hours of work in support of women veterans' programs. Development of programs designed to help women is more critical now than at any other time in U.S. history. Historically, the VA has not had to provide services for women in the numbers that are presenting themselves because of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. Approximately 4% of the homeless veterans...

Regular price $250.00

This gift will provide tuition for a child living in an NYC shelter to attend summer camp. Summer camp allows the children to garner important social, creative, and educational experiences. We apply for scholarships and pay the remaining tuition so the children may attend a camp of their choice.

Regular price $50.00

This gift will provide a new mother a baby bag filled with bibs, baby blankets, pacifiers, wash cloths, teething rings, and a teddy bear, among other miscellaneous necessities.

Regular price $25.00

Your donation will provide 40 copies of research articles that contain the latest findings around the issue of family homelessness. These articles will be given to policymakers, shelter workers, and community-level providers to ensure they understand how best to help homeless families. Thanks to your gift, these decision-makers and service providers will learn about the causes and consequences of family homelessness. This will give them...

Regular price $75.00

Your donation will help train shelter workers in Greater Boston to teach young homeless children and their parents about good nutrition, physical activity, and how to deal with the stress of being homeless. The program emphasizes the importance of staying physically and emotionally healthy in order to meet the challenges of homelessness. The trainings help shelter workers teach children about traumatic stress and what to...

Regular price $500.00

Your generous gift will help a single parent family stay stable and in their home while their child is in treatment for a catastrophic illness. By paying a month's rent, you relieve a family's immediate financial burden and give mom or dad breathing room. Now they can focus on helping their child heal.

Regular price $100.00

The Move Out Package will help provide furniture, linens and housewares to ensure that when families move out of the shelter and into their own place, their house feels like a home.

Regular price $10.00

The Milk Money gift provides emergency funding to buy food and drinks for moms and children living in the shelter.

Regular price $30.00

This gift will provide one Community Empowerment Fund (CEF) member with matching savings on his/her personal savings goal. CEF is a student-run non-profit organization based at UNC that works locally to provide micro-loans, savings opportunities and financial services to individuals in need of employment, small business or housing assistance. We primarily serve individuals who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. CEF members are...

Regular price $15.00

Your donation would go directly to the purchase of games, toys, arts and crafts, bead sets, jewelry kits, and other activities for children living in a NYC shelter.

Regular price $300.00

More than 500 people from within the public, private and nonprofit sectors -- working to end homelessness in America -- will be in attendance, and your gift can ensure representation from people who have been homeless themselves.