Archive for the ‘Human Services’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (September 21-28, 2014)

Monday, September 29th, 2014


Portland’s homeless receive thousands of meals, free clothing at annual Union Gospel Mission event; Lines stretched around the block for two hours before Operation Overcoat, a street fair where Portland’s homeless can get free food.” By Luke Hammill. Oregonian. September 28, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (September 15-21, 2014)

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014


Hunger Project CEO keeps an eye on development; Most recently with Ikea, Asa Skogstrom Feldt rejoined the Hunger Project as president and chief executive.” By Nazish Dholakia. Crain’s New York Business. September 17, 2014.
Helluva Town: Room for charity; $1M to Dress for Success earns free hotel stays.” By Theresa Agovino. Crain’s New York Business. September 19, 2014.

Beyond Charity: Turning The Soup Kitchen Upside Down.” By Allison Aubrey and Dan Charles. Morning Edition/National Public Radio. September 21, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (September 8-14, 2014)

Monday, September 15th, 2014


Windrush Farm celebrates 50 years of helping the disabled.” By Wendy Killeen. Boston Globe. September 14, 2014

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (August 25-31, 2014)

Monday, September 1st, 2014


Medicare Star Ratings Allow Nursing Homes to Game the System.” By Katie Thomas. New York Times. August 25, 2914.
Related story:
When Five-Star Care Is Substandard; Medicare‚Äôs Flawed Ratings for Nursing Homes.” Editorial. New York Times. August 26, 2014.

In Virginia, thousands of day-care providers receive no oversight; The Post found there were at least 43 child deaths in such settings in the past decade in the commonwealth.” By David Fallis, and Amy Brittain. Washington Post. August 31, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (August 11-17, 2014)

Monday, August 18th, 2014


Strapped And Stretched, Non-Profits Struggle To Defend Immigrant Minors.” All Things Considered/National Public Radio. August 11, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (August 4-10. 2014)

Monday, August 11th, 2014


Nonprofits Provide Jobless Men With a Fitting for a Second Chance.” By Rachel Swarns. New York Times. August 4, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (July 28-August 2, 2014)

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014


Protestant nonprofit to buy downtown office condo; The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies is acquiring an office condo at 40 Rector St. for more than $13 million. The nonprofit follows other groups, who prefer to buy rather than rent to avoid paying real estate taxes.” By Daniel Geiger. Crain’s New York Business. August 1, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (July 14-20, 2014)

Monday, July 21st, 2014


New Chief Named at Children’s Aid; Phoebe Boyer New President of Social-Service Agency.” By Melanie Grayce West. Wall Street Journal. July 16, 2014.
Related story:
Children’s Aid Society hires first female CEO; Phoebe Boyer replaces Richard Buery Jr., who left the 161-year-old charity to become a deputy mayor to Bill de Blasio.” Crain’s New York Business. July 16, 2014.

With A Series Of Small Bans, Cities Turn Homelessness Into A Crime.” All Things Considered/National Public Radio. July 16, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (July 7-13, 2014)

Monday, July 14th, 2014


The future of Harlem Children’s Zone is in her hands; The new leader of the nonprofit has big plans and faces even higher expectations.” By Theresa Agovino. Crain’s New York Business. July 8, 2014.

Hampden woman serves community by recording history of rape response organization.” By Renee Ordway. Bangor Daily News. July 11, 2014.

D.C. family homeless shelter beset by dysfunction, decay.” By Justin Jouvenal, Robert Samuels and DeNeen Brown. Washington Post. July 12, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June_23-29, 2014)

Monday, June 30th, 2014


Rations Reduced as Demand Grows for Soup Kitchens.” By Winnie Hu. New York Times. June 28, 2014.