ERIC Number: ED306348
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Recognizing the Needs of the Homeless and the Hungry.
France, Joseph B.
This publication describes services of selected American Red Cross chapters to the homeless and the hungry. Chapter profiles provide information on how chapters of various sizes develop, fund, and implement programs in response to their communities' needs. Program descriptions detail the chapters' fund-raising from private, public, and voluntary sources. The report includes program profiles of the following chapters providing shelter to the homeless: (1) Champaign County (Illinois); (2) Greater Cleveland (Ohio); (3) Kalamazoo County (Michigan); (4) Lancaster County (Pennsylvania); (5) Los Angeles (California); (6) Lower Bucks County (Pennsylvania); (7) Mid-Rio Grande (New Mexico); (8) Onslow County (North Carolina); (9) Oregon Trail; (10) Prince William County (Virginia); (11) Santa Barbara County (California); (12) Thurston-Mason County (Washington); and (13) Virginia Capital. Programs providing food and shelter to the homeless are described for the following Red Cross chapters: (1) Deschutes County (Oregon); (2) Manitowoc County (Wisconsin); (3) Marion County (Ohio); (4) Midland County (Michigan); and (5) Tallahassee (Florida). The following chapter programs providing services to the hungry are profiled: (1) Massachusetts Bay; (2) Broward County (Florida); (3) Brown County (Texas); (4) Camden County (New Jersey); (5) Greater Miami (Florida); and (6) Pasadena (California). Program profiles for the Mid-Michigan chapter, which provides food, shelter, furniture, and job training for the homeless, and the St. Louis Bi-State chapter, which provides shelter and transportation, are presented. Five figures and samples of forms, letters, and certificates are included. (AF)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American National Red Cross, Washington, DC.