Thanksgiving Message from the Executive Director.



Welcome to The Community for Creative Non-Violence.


The CCNV’s mission is to ensure that the rights of the homeless and poor are not infringed upon, and that every person has access to life’s basic essentials – food, shelter, clothing and medical care.


Find us on FacebookThe CCNV is also committed to protecting the rights of the homeless, advocating on behalf of the underserved and preparing homeless men and women to re-enter into mainstream society as skilled and productive citizens.


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The Community for Creative Non-Violence (CCNV) is proud to announce the partnership with, through its Amazonsmile program.  Now, every time you make a purchase with, you can benefit The CCNV.  Just simply visit the special site: and make the Community for Creative Non-Violence your beneficiary.  


Every time that you make a purchase through this site, you will benefit the CCNV.


For more information about this program, please contact:


CCNV Donor Hall of Fame



Porter Coggeshall



CCNV Community/Staff/Volunteer Hall of Fame



CCNV Business Partner Hall of Fame



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Mitch Snyder (1946 – 1990) was one of the early advocates for the rights of the homeless; he dedicated his life for this noble cause.



Interview with Martin Sheen and Mitch Snyder from the movie ‘Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story