Enjoy a Night of Baseball while Supporting the Coalition!

A generous CFH donor is combining his love of baseball with his commitment to help our homeless neighbors! Ron Tabak has bought groups of seats at upcoming Yankee and Mets games at a discount – and has offered to sell them to fans, but asks that part of the ..Read More


“Without First Step, I wouldn’t have my job, I wouldn’t be the mom that I am today…” ..Read More

“Real Affordability for All” Campaign Releases Platform

The Coalition for the Homeless joined dozens of housing advocates at City Hall yesterday for the release of the Real Affordability for All policy platform. The campaign is urging that Mayor de Blasio’s soon-to-be-announced housing plan embrace strategies to ..Read More

Rent Subsidies to Return for the Homeless

New York City is creating a new rental subsidy to help tackle its unprecedented homelessness crisis. According to a draft of the proposal obtained by WNYC that the city sent to the Cuomo administration in March, the subsidy would be available to an estimated ..Read More

The 5-star soup kitchen

On the second Wednesday of each month, in the damp pre-dawn hours generally reserved for the city’s late-night revelers, David Garcelon rises for the day. By five o’clock, sleeves rolled up to his elbows, black apron tied on and coffee in hand, he ..Read More