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How Las Vegas Sands is Fighting the Homelessness Problem in Southern Nevada

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On any given night, nearly 6,500 people are homeless in Southern Nevada, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Nevada ranks eighth in the nation for the rate of homeless persons – the smallest region among the metropolitan areas ranking in the top 10 for homelessness. Of that population, more than 60 percent of all homeless people in Nevada are unsheltered, living on the streets in encampments, cars, or other places not meant for human habitation.

Rafael Mandelman: Inner City Blues

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Futurists, environmentalists and planners alike generally believe that humans living in more densely populated areas has benefits for the earth – city-living is just a much more efficient use of the planet’s resources. But cities also expose a society’s inequality. Some of the world’s wealthiest cities are plagued by abundant homelessness and have deep pockets of  persistent poverty. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to Rafael Mandelman, a local San Francisco politician who has seen homelessness up close.

iCause Partners With the Recovery Center of Medina County

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CLEVELAND, April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In the Summer of 2017, the Recovery Center of Medina County opened with the goal of strengthening communities through supporting those in recovery. The organization quickly grew and expanded to offer a variety of resources for not only those in recovery, but also their family members, caregivers and more. After partnering with EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute, RCMC began offering advanced services, classes and cutting edge programming to expand their reach in the community.

The “Working Poor” Are One Crisis Away From Homelessness

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Did you know that in Central Florida, 1 in 6 people are food insecure? Yes, in America! Over 40% of families in Central Florida are classified as “working poor”. The “working poor” are one crisis away from homelessness.

Christian HELP works with unemployed and the underemployed because both people groups are at risk for homelessness and this affects everyone. Our mission is to help prevent homelessness by finding people jobs while providing for them materially and spiritually.

Sands Cares | Veterans Village Container Housing Groundbreaking Ceremony

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On February 26, Veterans Village broke ground at the site of their newest housing development for homeless veterans. Through Sands Cares, Las Vegas Sands’ corporate giving program, Veterans Village was given a “seed grant” to support the early stages and infrastructure of the shipping container neighborhood.

KeyBank Provides $8.5 Million in Financing for Affordable Housing in Washington

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CLEVELAND, January 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) has provided an $8.5 million construction loan and $10.5 million in 9% LIHTC equity for the development of Renton Commons, a 48-unit affordable housing project with 36 units of permanent supportive housing, located in Renton, WA.

KeyBank Provides $8.2 Million in Financing for Construction of New York Affordable Housing Property

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CLEVELAND, December 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) has provided an $8.2 million credit enhancement for the construction of Roosevelt Residences, located in Utica, NY. The project is being developed by Norstar Development USA, L.P., and the Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Utica, NY.

Republic Services Recognized by OneOC with Spirit of Volunteerism Award

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Republic Services of Hunting Beach Municipal Manager, Jeff Snow, was recently recognized by OneOC with the Spirit of Volunteerism Award. Jeff was nominated by the Orange County Feedbank in the area of Hunger & Homelessness for his leadership with the WasteNotOC nonprofit in establishing partnerships with local schools to divert organics from landfills and donate unused food to the homeless in Orange County, California areas. 

Earth Week Guest Post: Homelessness is Not a Defining Characteristic

By Erika George
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Erika George, director of Development for The Empowerment Plan, explains why homelessness is not a defining characteristic and shares how we can improve the lives of homeless individuals through partnerships and opportunities.  

Kimberly-Clark Professional’s Supply Chain Team Inspired to Help Atlanta’s Homeless Children

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Inspired by a rally cry of “No Peanut Butter and Jelly for Christmas Dinner,” the Supply Chain team for Kimberly-Clark’s Professional business made time during the typical year-end rush of activity to coordinate employees on the company’s Roswell, Georgia campus in support another successful food drive for the Children’s Restoration Network, CRN, in Atlanta.

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