We Couldn’t Have Helped So Many Kids Without You!

The Coalition for the Homeless recently completed its 10th annual Project: Back to School, our school supply drive for homeless girls and boys. Throughout the months of August and early September, hundreds of caring individuals, organizations and volunteers we ..Read More

School Supply Collection Drive a Big Success

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Sarah Murphy, the Director of Development for the Coalition for the Homeless, posed with the backpacks and other school supplies that were dropped off at Borough Hall by contributors donating to “Project: Back to Sch ..Read More

Your Gift to First Step Will Be Doubled!

Roughly 75 percent of the nearly 62,000 New Yorkers sleeping in homeless shelters tonight are in families – mostly female-headed households fleeing eviction or domestic violence. These women face a tremendous array of obstacles to stability, including a lac ..Read More

Yes, Homeless New Yorkers Can Vote

The primary elections for several City offices are this Tuesday, September 12th! Here is some helpful info about making your voice heard on election day. Can I vote without a permanent address? YES! In 1984, Coalition for the Homeless filed the lawsuit Pitts v ..Read More