Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

From the Washington Post: Area foundations’ giving dropped 9.6% in 2009 after economy crashed http://bit.ly/b8S8Bk

Sen.Tom Coburn (R-Okla) blocks a bill that would provide benefits to female veterans who are homeless. http://huff.to/b3fPsK

A housing study released Wednesday showed a 31 percent jump in the number of Kentuckians who say they are on the verge of homelessness. http://goo.gl/fb/Ol37j

Chronic Homelessness Begins at Birth for Those Born Into Poverty: 49 percent of American babies born into poor families will be poor for at least half their childhoods http://bit.ly/9m5djP

New possible plan in Austin, TX to reduce homelessness by 20 percent. From Change.org: http://bit.ly/cd7Ic5

New Hampshire could eliminate homelessness among veterans in 4 years with a plan that emphasizes moving beyond housing to focus on other support services.  http://dlvr.it/26RyZ

A Snapshot of Homelessness in America- http://tinyurl.com/25nmop7

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