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What's happening in our Health Care for the Homeless community...

03.12.19

Health Care for the Homeless is one driven and talented bunch of people. So it's no surprise that a number of our staff members have moved up or over to new roles since January. Same faces, new titles. And a chance to move our mission forward in a different capacity. Take a minute to read through who is going where, and why they're most excited about their new positions. 

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02.04.19

On Saturday, February 2, 800+ spectacularly dressed chocolate lovers filed into the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront for the sweetest night of the year. By the end of the night, our incredible Health Care for the Homeless community raised enough money to give 1,000 of people the care they need to regain health, hope and opportunity.

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01.24.19

Brandon Berryain doesn’t want his position on our Board of Directors to be a status symbol. For him, it’s an opportunity to ground the Board with his lived experience and encourage other clients to get involved. Brandon says, “As much as being a leader matters, it’s being an example that matters more.”

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01.24.19

HIV/HCV Care Associate Adrienne Washington talks testing and education

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01.24.19

Mary* was worried. She didn’t have time to be sick. And she couldn’t leave her kids at the local shelter to find out why she wasn’t feeling well.

“If you’re in a shelter, you can’t control when you go to sleep, when you wake up or when you eat,” says Amber Richert, DNP, Nurse Practitioner. “When your health is another thing you can’t control, it can be really scary.”

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01.24.19

Helping kids learn to brush means a lifetime of healthy smiles. Dentists recommend brushing your teeth for two minutes. That can seem like an eternity for a kid. Just ask Dr. Parita Patel, Dental Director at Health Care for the Homeless.

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Kara is fighting for a healthier future—thanks to you.
01.24.19

When you first meet Kara Demindes, you’re struck by her unshakable resolve. Born at just 24 weeks, Kara spent the first nine months of her life in the hospital, fighting to survive. “I held on,” she says. “And I’m still holding on today.”

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01.16.19

Maybe you've heard of the Point-in-Time or PIT count before. Formerly every two years, but now annually, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires communities to help identify individuals, families and youth experiencing homelessness in each jurisdiction.

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01.08.19

After over a decade and many different positions at Johns Hopkins University, we are excited that Wynona China is joining our Health Care for the Homeless family. 

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12.21.18

You’re the reason Vanessa can see a dentist at all. Over the last year, she has found relief from pain and recovered her 1,000-watt grin because of the care your gifts make possible—care she can't get anywhere else.

Like Vanessa, hundreds of people each month come to our dental clinics thinking they'll never smile again. Dental pain prevents them from sleeping, eating and talking.

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