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An alarming number of working mothers with children living in shelters this Mother’s Day

By Maria Cuomo Cole
Despite tremendous investments  from public and private sectors, more than 60,000 families with children are homeless nationwide this Mother’s Day – more than a quarter of which are here in New York. The number of working homeless, including mothers with children, has grown to 44% across the country – and likely even higher when factoring […]

By |May 14th, 2017|Blog Posts|Comments Off on An alarming number of working mothers with children living in shelters this Mother’s Day

Press release: HELP USA, Governor Hogan break ground on 75 Homes for Veterans at Perry Point VA Medical Center

NEWS RELEASE: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony
for HELP Veterans Village at Perry Point VA Medical Center

Perryville, MD (May 13, 2017) – Governor Larry Hogan was today joined by Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Kenneth C. Holt, Maryland Department of Veteran Affairs, Secretary George Owings, officials from the VA Maryland Health Care System and […]

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Remembering Cornell Edwards’ Support of Genesis RFK Apartments

As you enter Genesis Robert F. Kennedy Apartments at 113 East 13th Street, you’ll notice a bronze plaque recognizing the efforts of those who helped bring the building to fruition in the early 1990s – including a gentleman by the name of Cornell Edwards.

Cornell owned and operated The Flower Stall on 13th Street for over 40 years, […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Blog Posts, News|Comments Off on Remembering Cornell Edwards’ Support of Genesis RFK Apartments

HELP USA Scholarship Awards Luncheon in the News

HELP USA Scholarship Awards Luncheon in the News

Click on the links below to read a sampling of the news coverage of HELP USA’s 30th Anniversary Scholarship Awards Luncheon.

 

Former Vice President Joe Biden to Receive Humanitarian Award in NYC
 

 Vice President Biden Honored by Governor Cuomo at HELP USA 30th Anniversary Luncheon
 

HELP USA honors Joe Biden at luncheon in NYC
 

Bryan Terrell […]

By |March 20th, 2017|News, Press, Press Room|Comments Off on HELP USA Scholarship Awards Luncheon in the News

Images from 2017 HELP USA Scholarship Awards Luncheon

By |March 17th, 2017|News, Press, Press Releases, Press Room|Comments Off on Images from 2017 HELP USA Scholarship Awards Luncheon

Press Release: Vice President Biden Honored by Governor Cuomo at HELP USA 30th Anniversary Luncheon

Vice President Biden Honored by Governor Cuomo at HELP USA 30th Anniversary Luncheon
Michael Dowling, Judith Rodin, Leecia Eve, and Kevin O’Connor also honored by national homeless service provider
(March 17, 2017) New York – HELP USA, a national homeless services non-profit with a large focus on serving survivors of domestic violence, honored Vice President Joe Biden and […]

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NBC: Former Vice President Joe Biden to Receive Humanitarian Award in NYC

Former Vice President Joe Biden to Receive Humanitarian Award in NYC
March 15, 2017 | by Ashley Domagola

Former Vice President Joe Biden will be honored with the HELP HERO Humanitarian Award in New York City Thursday afternoon.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be presenting the award at the annual HELP USA 30th anniversary luncheon in recognition of Biden’s advocacy work […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Announcements, New York, News, Past Events, Permanent, Press, Press Room|Comments Off on NBC: Former Vice President Joe Biden to Receive Humanitarian Award in NYC

HELP USA Working to Bring Comprehensive Homeless Prevention Services to Philadelphia

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Advocates for homeless seek Philadelphia rent-assistance funding to reduce need for shelters
March 13, 2017 | By Kate Colaneri

Nifia Medley (center) spoke Monday before Philadelphia City Council. She has been living in a homeless shelter with her 8-year-old daughter for 14 months. (Katie Colaneri/WHYY)
How much would it cost to stop […]

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Philadelphia Boys Choir Donates Proceeds to HELP USA’s Fifth Philadelphia Residence

On Tuesday, February 7, the Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale presented HELP USA with a $2,500 donation towards our fifth residence in Philadelphia. The Choir donated $1 for every ticket sold as part of their annual Holiday Concert Series.

CBS Channel 3 News and ABC Channel 6 News each covered the event.
CBS News: Philadelphia Boys Choir Donates […]

By |February 8th, 2017|News, Press, Press Room|Comments Off on Philadelphia Boys Choir Donates Proceeds to HELP USA’s Fifth Philadelphia Residence

Mount Vernon NY Patch: Mount Vernon Man Finds Calling, Career Working with the Homeless

Mount Vernon Man Finds Calling, Career
Working with the Homeless
Meet the executive director of HELP USA Mount Vernon
February 1, 2017 | By Lanning Taliaferro
Thirty-seven years ago, Tony Laud moved with his family from Jamaica to New York City, hoping to enjoy the great American dream. They moved to the Bronx, and soon after relocated to Mount Vernon. Laud […]

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