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Information Resources on Programming for People in Need

Must Read Book, Articles, Websites

Begging for Change:The Dollars and Sense of Making Nonprofits Responsive, Efficient, and Rewarding by: Robert Egger. 2004, HarperCollins Publishers.

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Website related to Robert Egger's Work:

1. D.C. Central Kitchens:

2. Campus Kitchen Project: 

3. Fresh Start Catering:


Our Partner's Websites:

ARTthread an Interactive Online Gallery where folks can create their own art and post it as well as sell it through the ARTthread online store :


Pinellas Hope:

Pinellas Hope is operated by Catholic Charities of the St. Petersburg Diocese. It is home to close to 300 homeless individuals who are given the opportunity to get back on their feet, get jobs, save money and eventually move out into apartments of their own:


Other Be-COS Related Projects of Note:

Delancy Street Foundation:




St. Francis Inn:

Hillsborough County Resources:

Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County: 


Mission Santa Maria:


ARTICLES in Creative Loafing on Homeless Issues:


St. Pete's approach to the homeless takes a positive turn - March 10, 2011


Failing the homeless in Hillsborough County- June 10, 2010


The state of healthcare services for the homeless - Jan 6, 2010


Rayme Nuckles: "It could be your neighbor..." - Dec 19, 2007


Sleeping among us - Jan 31, 2007