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Bombas Founders Wanted to Help the Homeless - By Giving Them Socks
Business  (tags: altruism, charity, clothing, homelessness )

- 240 days ago -
Cofounder David Heath learned that socks are the most requested item at homeless shelters, but the least donated. Most people donate their old clothing and shelters don't usually take used socks.
The Hourly Income You Need To Afford Rent Around The U.S.
Business  (tags: affordable housing, no place to rent in usa with minimum wag, homelessness, low wage, national crisis )

- 750 days ago -
We have the resources to solve the affordable housing crisis in America by rebalancing federal housing expenditures to serve our countrys most vulnerable households. We lack only the political will to do so.
Occupy Offshoot Urges Wall Street to Donate $91 Billion in Bonuses to Victims of Financial Crisis - YouTube   video
Business  (tags: The Other 98%, Alexis Goldstein, former Wall St. employee, foreclosure crisis, predatory loans, homelessness, Wall St., huge profits, huge bonuses, solving homelessness )

- 2032 days ago -
10 million people were displaced during the foreclosure crisis, often due to predatory loans. These were mortgages sold at bait-and-switch rates. We suggest they take this money and do something about the lack of affordable housing, because they caused...
60 MINUTES: Homeless Children: The Hard Times Generation
Business  (tags: children, family, usa, economy, homelessness, politics, society, business, ethics, labor )

- 3059 days ago -
Scott Pelley reports on the growing number of children who are falling victim to the financial crisis
Business  (tags: economy, consumers, unemployment, americans, homelessness, politics, labor, news, money, society, debt, ethics, humans )

- 3112 days ago -
A 3 percent uptick in homelessness and a 20 percent increase in foreclosures from 2008 to 2009 contributed to a 12 percent increase in the number of families who had to "double up" in the homes of their extended family and friends.
Banker of the Day : Wall Street: "Hands Off Our Entitlements!":
Business  (tags: bankers, wall street, bank failures, greed, corporate corruption, bonuses, mortgage crisis, credit crunch, job losses, lay offs, unemployment, homelessness, starvation, rising food prices )

- 3822 days ago -
It's time for BANKER OF THE DAY ... until they "get it" ... Getting between a broker and his bonus is like getting between a schnauzer and his lunch bowl. He may not bite you, but you are going to smell his breath.
More Families With Children Becoming Homeless
Business  (tags: Depression, Economy, Homeless, Homeless Families, Homelessness, Recession, Bush, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, bank failures, illegal wars, Business News )

- 3925 days ago -
Local authorities say the number of families seeking help has risen in Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Minneapolis, New York, Phoenix, Portland, Seattle and Washington.

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