An Insight to the PDO Journey

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. An example of a true leader is exemplified by Ebraheem Naser, a graduate student at […]

Improving Nutrition for the Homeless

The lack of proper nutrition is a problem for the general population, and it is even more exacerbated within the homeless population. In 2021, Project Downtown Orlando (PDO) posted a […]

Barriers to Accessing Healthcare for the Homeless

Access to healthcare differs among individuals and depends on their circumstances. For instance, barriers to healthcare for the homeless community can vary from lack of transportation to geographic barriers and […]

Diabetes In Homelessness

On Sunday, December 12th, 2021, Project Downtown Orlando (PDO) and the American Muslim Community Clinics (AMCC) held another mobile healthcare event. This is the third time the two organizations have […]

Health Promotion in the Homeless Population

New campaigns and initiatives for health care and public health are made every year for individuals living in the United States. However, there are questions regarding how to reach the […]

Homeless Adapting to Cooler Temperatures

For most people, the holidays are a joyous time, filled with friends and family. However, that is not the case for everyone. For the homeless population, it may be one […]

Health Inequities Among Vulnerable Populations

Health inequities continue to be a rising problem in the United States especially considering the vulnerable populations. More specifically, the homeless population is often forgotten when making effective healthcare decisions.  […]

Root Causes of Homelessness

During any given night, there are around 2,000 homeless individuals in Central Florida. This population includes men, women, and children across many different backgrounds. The cause of their homelessness is […]

PDO + AMCC Free Health Clinic

  On Sunday, September 19th, 2021, Project Downtown Orlando (PDO) held a special service at the Christian Service Center in Downtown Orlando. In partnership with American Muslim Community Clinics (AMCC), […]

Challenges of Proper Nutrition in Homeless Population

People afflicted with homelessness are preoccupied with trying to make living arrangements for their survival. Often times, another crucial aspect of their survival is neglected: their diet. This article will […]