Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.

2008 West
DIAMOND SPONSOR:
Data Direct
SOA, WOA and Cloud Computing: The New Frontier for Data Services
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Red Hat
The Opening of Virtualization
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
User Environment Management – The Third Layer of the Desktop
Cordys
Cloud Computing for Business Agility
EMC
CMIS: A Multi-Vendor Proposal for a Service-Based Content Management Interoperability Standard
Freedom OSS
Practical SOA” Max Yankelevich
Intel
Architecting an Enterprise Service Router (ESR) – A Cost-Effective Way to Scale SOA Across the Enterprise
Sensedia
Return on Assests: Bringing Visibility to your SOA Strategy
Symantec
Managing Hybrid Endpoint Environments
VMWare
Game-Changing Technology for Enterprise Clouds and Applications
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts

2008 West
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Appcelerator
Get ‘Rich’ Quick: Rapid Prototyping for RIA with ZERO Server Code
Keynote Systems
Designing for and Managing Performance in the New Frontier of Rich Internet Applications
GOLD SPONSORS:
ICEsoft
How Can AJAX Improve Homeland Security?
Isomorphic
Beyond Widgets: What a RIA Platform Should Offer
Oracle
REAs: Rich Enterprise Applications
Click For 2008 Event Webcasts
SYS-CON.TV
Today's Top SOA Links


Joy Junction Homeless Shelter Sees Increased Need with Decreased Donations
Will shelter fall off the fiscal cliff?

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Joy Junction, New Mexico's largest emergency homeless shelter, has served as many as 50,000 more meals in 2012 than in 2011.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121231/CG35218)

Joy Junction Founder and CEO Dr. Jeremy Reynalds said, "We have seen an especially large increase on our mobile feeding unit-The Lifeline of Hope. We're seeing more people daily who have to make an agonizing daily decision between eating and having a place to stay, or eating and putting gas in their cars."

That increase in meals served has come despite an approximate quarter million dollar shortfall in 2012 donations to the nonprofit ministry when compared to 2011 revenue.

The donation shortfall, Reynalds believes, is compounded by fear of the fiscal cliff. As a result, all over the country, charities are holding their breath and hoping they don't get pushed over the cliff and possibly die a slow death. Joy Junction, New Mexico's largest homeless shelter, is no different.

While what happens at this point is anyone's guess, most proposals to deal with the fiscal cliff, by both Democrats and Republicans, reduce tax deductibility for charitable giving in one way or another. That means charitable giving could become less attractive to a great many Americans in 2013.

Reynalds said, "This is an obviously nerve wracking time for us. I met with a few long time friends of Joy Junction earlier this year who said if their charitable tax deduction changes, they will be forced to cut back on their giving to us and other charities. With an increasing need, that's downright scary-in fact, potentially tragic."

Many charities have already had to cope with a deep recession that has cut into their donation dollar. Some didn't survive.

Some of those left could become casualties by further cuts brought on by changes "necessitated" as lawmakers argue as to how to "fix" the problems at the edge of the fiscal cliff.

Earlier this year, Reynalds met with some of the New Mexico Congressional Delegation staff in Washington as part of a brief lobbying effort by some members of the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions, of which Joy Junction is a long time member.

Reynalds said he urged congressional staff to encourage their bosses not to change the charitable tax deduction.

Others charities with no experience raising money in the private sector that depend on government funding may find cuts in those programs cause them to die a quick death.

Fortunately, Joy Junction does not receive government funding from any level. Most donations come from individuals, and the rest comes from churches, businesses and organizations.

However, the donations from these sources seem most at risk if lawmakers tinker with the deductibility of charitable donations.

Only time will tell, but the one sure thing that seems certain, is that Dec. 31 2012 may be the last date donors can make donations with tax deductibility as they know it now.

For more information go to www.joyjunction.org

Media Contact: Jeremy Reynalds Joy Junction, 505 400 7145, jeremyreynalds@comcast.net

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com

SOURCE Joy Junction

About PR Newswire
Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Web 2.0 Latest News
VisionMobile recently published one of the best reports on apps for vehicles that I have read. It is frustrating with how difficult it is to actually get an app approved for use in a car. Here are some of the unique challenges: Safety first considerations (like driver distraction) Lo...
There are a variety of opinions on the seriousness of Heartbleed being put forth ranging from "it's not the end of the world" to "the sky is falling, duck and cover." Usually the former cites the relatively low percentage of sites impacted by Heartbleed, pegged at about 17% or 500,000 ...
HTML5 is still one of the most discussed topics amongst us technical types. The key challenge, however, has remained unanswered for a long time. How do you effectively wrap HTML5 for use in native mobile applications? Unfortunately I do not have a universal answer, but I do have a s...
If the CEO of the company has anything to say about Lenovo's standing in the PC industry, the company won't stop until massive growth is achieved. In a series of recent buying sweeps, Lenovo has bought Motorola Mobility for a whopping $2.91 billion from Google and also acquired the ser...
Zetta.net is an enterprise-grade backup and disaster recovery provider. We have been in business for over five years, and we have over 800 enterprise customers and managed service providers (MSPs) that use or resell our product, as is the case with MSPs. In terms of the IT challenges,...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021




SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE