10th anniversary Ludlow homelessness awards shortlist announced

first_img10th anniversary Ludlow homelessness awards shortlist announced AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Awards Howard Lake | 9 July 2008 | News Six projects working with homeless people are in line to win a share of £26,000 as the shortlist for the 10th anniversary Andy Ludlow Homelessness awards is announced today by London Councils.Amongst the six shortlisted projects are an initiative to provide behavioural therapy for homeless people; a charity helping the homeless regain their self-esteem through opera music, and an organisation providing sport for disadvantaged people.The Andy Ludlow Awards recognise projects that improve services to homeless people, prevent homelessness, or tackle disadvantage caused by homelessness.The annual awards are open to registered social landlords, housing and social service departments, NHS trusts and voluntary organisations in London. The winner will receive £10,000, with £5,000 going to each of the three runners-up and a further £500 going to remaining shortlisted projects.The six organisations shortlisted for their projects are Prisoners Abroad, Street League, Streetwise Opera, Thames Reach Shift Project, Vision Housing, and Westminster Council.Last year’s winner was the St Giles Trust, a Southwark-based charity working to support ex-prisoners.The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on 9 October 2008.www.londoncouncils.gov.uk/ludlow  22 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Welch announces bipartisan Hurricane Irene coalition

first_imgAfter a meeting this morning of House Members whose districts were devastated by Hurricane Irene, Chief Deputy Whip Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced the formation of the bipartisan Hurricane Irene Coalition.  The Coalition will serve two purposes. First, it will work to ensure FEMA has the resources it needs to support the recovery effort. Second, working with FEMA and other federal agencies, it will serve as a resource for Members to support recovery efforts their districts.  Coalition Co-chairs are Reps. Welch (D-Vt.), Gibson (R-N.Y) DeLauro (D-Conn.), Hayworth (R-N.Y.), Butterfield (D-N.C.), Marino (R-Penn.) Pascrell (D-N.J.), and Jones (R-N.C.).    ‘Hurricane Irene was an act of God. It will take an act of Congress to ensure that families and businesses slammed by this powerful storm get back on their feet,’ Welch said. ‘Natural disasters know no political boundaries; they are indiscriminate in where they strike. America has a long and proud tradition of coming to the aid of fellow Americans who, through no fault of their own, find themselves in harm’s way. This bipartisan Coalition will hit the ground running to ensure that our constituents and districts recover from this catastrophe.’ Coalition Members met this morning with FEMA Administer Craig Fugate, Deputy Administrator Richard Serino, and White House staff. Administer Fugate briefed the group on the scope of the storm and the ongoing recovery efforts. Welch then lead a discussion about how best to ensure that FEMA has the resources it needs to help their districts recover. Over thirty offices were represented at today’s meeting, including Reps. Welch (D-Vt.), Pelosi (D-Calif.), Hoyer (D-Md.), Larson (D-Conn.), Cantor (R-Va.), Tonko (D-N.Y.), Butterfield (D-N.C.), Pascrell (D-N.J.) Lance (R-N.J.), LoBiando (R-N.J.), McCarthy (D-N.Y.), Runyan (R-N.J.), Jones (R-N.C.), Ackerman (D-N.Y.), DeLauro (D-Conn.), McIntyre (D-N.C.), Olver (D-Mass.), Fitzpatrick (R-Penn.), Smith (R-N.J.), Ruppersberger (D-Md.), Scott (D-Va.), Hayworth (R-N.Y.), Sarbanes (D-Md.), Nadler (D-N.Y.), Langevin (D-R.I.), Marino (R-Penn.), Hanna (R-N.Y.), Grimm (R-N.Y.), Holt (D-N.J.), Meeks (D-N.Y.), Fattah (D-Penn.) and Sens. Brown (D-Mass.) and Warner (D-Va.).last_img read more