Coalition Celebrates its Most Successful ARTWALK Ever!

Despite a sudden Nor’easter, nearly 700 New Yorkers joined us on November 7th to honor the accomplishments of artist Jack Pierson and photographer Patrick McMullan at the Coalition’s 18th annual ARTWALK NY. Although the storm peaked just before the s ..Read More

50,000 and counting…and then Sandy

Tonight, a record 50,000 New Yorkers – including 20,500 children will sleep in our emergency shelters. Thousands more live on the streets or in makeshift shelter and another 6,500 or so are living in temporary hotel and rooming house accommodations aft ..Read More

The Coalition Responds to Hurricane Sandy

Superstorm Sandy has devastated New York City, but some of its worst impact has been on New Yorkers who were already living on the edge. Many of the hardest-hit neighborhoods – from Far Rockaway to Red Hook, from Coney Island to Midland Beach in Staten Islan ..Read More

Our Counselors Reflect on Camp

Kerryn “Jack Sparrow” Job: Lower Boys Unit Leader. I oversee the counselors working with boys ages 7-10. Years at CHB: 4 Outside of camp: I manage a seafood chain in Australia, and they allow me to take all of my vacation at once, so I can come to Camp ..Read More

What Camp Means to Me

By Bev McEntarfer, Camp Director, Camp Homeward Bound I have to admit, even after almost 40 years of being a camp counselor and director, I still get giddy with the excitement of a new season at camp. First the Camp Homeward Bound (CHB) counselors and staff ar ..Read More