Looking Back on 2014:  Hope for the New ...

The historic homelessness crisis that Mayor de Blasio inherited worsened during his first year in office, due to three factors:  ... Read more

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Thank You For Bringing Holiday Cheer!


On Saturday, December 13th more than 125 girls and boys from nine different New York City homeless shelters joined the Coalition for the Homeless for our annual Holiday Carnival. The children were greeted ... Read more

Guest Post: Paul Bettany


I first began working with the Coalition for the Homeless in 2012 because I needed help. I was writing a screenplay about a homeless couple who fall in love on the streets of NYC. It was inspired by a ... Read more

Congratulations to First Step Classes 124 and 125!


On Wednesday, November 5th, family, friends and staff gathered at the offices of Hughes Hubbard and Reed, LLP, to celebrate the 33 remarkable women who successfully completed the First Step Job Training ... Read more

Why I Volunteer With The Grand Central Food Program


Arvind Singh, a Senior Analyst at AIG, started volunteering with the Grand Central Food Program in 2004. Below, he shares why he has been such a steadfast GCFP volunteer for a decade. For almost 10 years, ... Read more

The Coalition Thanks Our GCFP Volunteers


Every single night of the year, the dedicated volunteers of the Grand Central Food Program (GCFP) help the Coalition serve 1,000 hot, nutritious meals to our homeless neighbors on the streets of NYC. But ... Read more

Number of NYC Homeless Reaches New Record High


New York City has set a new record, but one not to be proud of: the number of individuals experiencing homelessness every day has reached nearly 57,000, the highest since modern homelessness began. Tonight, ... Read more