New Yorkers Open Their Hearts this Holiday Season

By Marisa Butler We spent the last few weeks overwhelmed by the kindness of our fellow New Yorkers as we received deliveries of toys by the hundreds each day. We completed drives with a record 35 businesses including ING, Macys, New York Life, Lightyear Capita ..Read More

Treasure&Bond Store Partners with the Coalition

The new SoHo boutique Treasure&Bond has partnered with the Coalition to donate half of its profits from November 2011 through January 2012 toward our summer camp and after school program – with the other fifty percent also going to charity. This in ..Read More

No Room at the Inn: The City’s Heartless Shelter Denial Rules

City officials keep trying to spin their proposed new rules that deny shelter to homeless New Yorkers. But the reality is that the mean-spirited rules would force countless homeless people out onto the streets. Today the Huffington Post noted the rising oppo ..Read More

Advantage Tenants: December Rent will be Paid!

The City has announced it will pay Advantage rents for December, including any late fees that were incurred due to this late decision. These payments will only be made for Advantage tenants currently within their lease period. If you incurred late fees for No ..Read More

ARTWALK NY Raises Over $880,000

This November, in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the Coalition’s programs, nearly 900 New Yorkers gathered at Skylight Soho for the 17th annual ARTWALK NY. Co-chaired by Alec Baldwin, Richard Gere and Carey Lowell, with honorary chair, Coco R ..Read More

A Little Girl Makes a Big Difference

I guess you could say I got an early visit from Santa this year. Last week, just as I was getting ready to begin my pre-holiday funk, a big dose of holiday spirit came to the Coalition. Standing at the elevator, I ran into a little girl carrying in two bags bi ..Read More

Hundreds Help Homeless Family Move into Vacant, Foreclosed Home

Yesterday, hundreds of people marched through East New York, touring a neighborhood that has been decimated by foreclosures. The group stopped at a half-dozen foreclosed properties before arriving at a vacant, bank-owned home where a homeless mom and dad and t ..Read More