Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2012
No More Poverty and its co-founders Michael Omidi, MD and Julian Omidi are supporters of the Raphael House which offers solutions to homelessness and poverty for at-risk families in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2011, the charity served 1,072 individuals who were at-risk or experienced homelessness through its Residential Shelter, AfterCare/ChildReach, and Housing First programs. It also served 40,578 meals and totaled 13,526 bed nights.
“After 40 years of successful operation, Raphael House is now an institution in the Bay Area,” says Julian Omidi, co-founder of No More Poverty. “The loving support it provides at-risk children and families helps them to move toward brighter and more hopeful futures. Raphael House’s programs are critical in a time when the plight of the homeless and impoverished is widespread and growing. No More Poverty is very pleased to support their residential, education and childcare programs.”
About Raphael House
Raphael House (http://www.raphaelhouse.org) was established in 1971 as the first shelter for children and families experiencing homelessness in Northern California. What began as a homeless drop-in shelter has grown into a full service family support center where families thrive. Today’s mission is to help at-risk families achieve stable housing and financial independence while strengthening family bonds and personal dignity. In 2011, the charity served 1,072 individuals who were at-risk or experienced homelessness through its Residential Shelter, AfterCare/ChildReach, and Housing First programs.
Financial support for Raphael House comes solely from individuals, businesses and corporations, foundations and community organizations that are committed to promoting stability for at-risk families. By enlisting support from the community for its work, Raphael House sets in motion a cycle of renewal for families that need support. In the past 40 years, Raphael House has sheltered more than 19,000 children and parents.
About No More Poverty
No More Poverty (nmp.org) is a not-for-profit charity organization with a pending 501(c)3 application founded by brothers Michael Omidi, M.D. and Julian Omidi. The organization seeks to end poverty at home and abroad by supporting the efforts of like-minded charities and agencies. Current efforts are focused on increasing awareness of and donations to charities already doing great work to address poverty and its staggering effects throughout the world. The plan is to expand our activities to include fostering business development and job creation in disenfranchised areas.
Join us in the fight for No More Poverty. Suggestions for worthy partners in the fight for No More Poverty are welcome. No More Poverty does not accept monetary support, but instead encourages direct donations to the charities featured on nmp.org. For more information, please visit Facebook/nmp.org or nmp.org.