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  • City Harvest is a non-profit organization committed to feeding hungry people in New York City using a variety of innovative, practical, and cost-effective methods.
  • The Coalition for the Homeless, the nation's oldest and most progressive organization, helps homeless men, women and children by providing immediate and critical relief.
  • This site provides research, fact sheets, and links to government and private organizations.
  • An e-mail discussion list spanning three continents and a range of worldviews and backgrounds. While some posts are personal, most focus on news, views and solutions to homelessness.
  • The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans serves as a liaison between the federal government and community-based veterans' service providers. This site includes information and resources for and about homeless veterans.
  • NCH uses grassroots organizing, public education, policy advocacy, technical assistance, and partnerships to help end homelessness and achieve housing, economic, and healthcare justice for all.
  • Established in 1989, NLCHP works, through impact litigation, policy advocacy, and public education, to alleviate, ameliorate, and end homelessness, serving as the legal arm of the nationwide movement to end homelessness.
  • The New York City Coalition Against Hunger represents the more than 1,000 non-profit soup kitchens and food pantries in NYC, and the more than one million low-income New Yorkers who are forced to use them. The Coalition works to both meet the immediate food needs of low income New Yorkers, and enact innovative solutions to poverty to help them move "beyond the soup kitchen" to self sufficiency.
  • This New York City agency provides information about temporary emergency shelter, in partnership with public and private agencies.
  • Partnership for the Homeless is described as the nation's largest network of private shelters. This site provides information for donors and volunteer workers.
  • Project Renewal provides information on programs that care for and rehabilitate homeless men and women in N.Y.C.

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