U.S Wages Compared to rental

While the economy continues to do better and more Americans are finding jobs, the struggle for affordable housing continues. Hourly wages are not climbing near the rate rents are, leaving nearly 21 million people dealing with this issue.

The map shows how much money a person would need hourly in order to afford a two bedroom apartment. Not one state is that actually possible.
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On Spirituality… Steeped in Prayer

Steeped in prayer. Have you ever been steeped in prayer? I have. In 1991 I had the opportunity to go to Medjagorie, where six young children had been visited by our Blessed Mother, and were seeing Mary every Thursday evening since 1983. On the occasions of these apparitions, our lady would visit with the children and then impart a message for the world. These
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5k Success

Thank you for coming out and making our 5th Annual Race Home a success! April 19th 300 runners lined up for our 5k along Hollywood Beach at Charnow Park. Our volunteers cheered everyone in as Curbstone played upbeat tunes for the spectators to move along to. Coat donations were made as a tribute to Gary Shimminger, who was a supporter of ours. * *
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On Spirituality…The Unknown

It is times like these that we really need faith. Times when the future is unknown and seems as if it could spin in many different directions, most of them landing at some frightening conclusion. I could be talking about the state of the world in these troubled times, or I could be talking about a personal spinning out of control, and the fears
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Moving On…

In 2003, the city of Hollywood wanted us gone from our previous location, causing us to move without a choice. At that time we had no cash and asked you, our fellow supporters, to help us buy a new building. Through your generosity, we were able to raise $400K to purchase a building and an additional $900K was then donated to pay off the
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7 Myths About Homelessness

Myth #1: Homeless people are lazy and don’t want to work. According to a comprehensive 1996 Urban Institute survey, about 44 percent of homeless people around the country did some sort of paid work during the previous month. In 2013 the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) conducted a study that found 17 percent of homeless adults in families, (who share different
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