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Volunteers comb Greater New Haven to help homeless

NEW HAVEN REGISTER

Volunteers comb Greater New Haven to help homeless

May 13, 2014

Shortly after the sun broke over the horizon Tuesday, surveyors with the VA Errera Community Center descended a hill into a homeless camp tucked into a thin stretch of woods.

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100-Day Homelessness Challenge Kicks Off

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT

100-Day Homelessness Challenge Kicks Off

April 20, 2014

Leigh Shields-Church's "rapid-results" team emerged from a conference room lined with marker-scrawled battle plans with a new strategy and a bold goal: Place nearly all of New Haven's chronically homeless into apartments of their own, by July 30.

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CALAGIOVANNI & JENNINGS: Just one day's swipes

YALE DAILY NEWS

CALAGIOVANNI & JENNINGS: Just one day's swipes

April 9, 2014

One month's rent. That's all you need to keep yourself and your family in your apartment. You've been out of work. You found a new job. But that next paycheck isn't going to come in time. You're worried about eviction. What would you do?

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Raising $20,000 for our Middlesex Family Shelter!

Columbus House

Raising $20,000 for our Middlesex Family Shelter!

January 31, 2014

We are grateful to all who helped make this year's 'Chocolate to the Rescue!' so special, raising $20,000 for our Middlesex Family Shelter! Around 225 attendees came out to Water's Edge Resort and Spa on January 26th to sample, and vote for their favorite, chocolate creations from an array of the region's finest chocolate delicacies.

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430 Homeless Took Shelter

New Haven Independent

430 Homeless Took Shelter

January 30, 2014

Two-hundred eight-seven single adults. Forty-two families, which breaks down to 64 adults and 79 children.

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'Chocolate to the Rescue' event benefits Columbus House's Middletown shelter

New Haven Register

'Chocolate to the Rescue' event benefits Columbus House's Middletown shelter

January 23, 2014

A Chocolate Tasting event to benefit Columbus House's Middlesex Family Shelter will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Water's Edge Resort & Spa in Westbrook, organizers said in a release.

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City's "No Freeze" Policy Put To Test

New Haven Independent

City's "No Freeze" Policy Put To Test

January 23, 2014

The director of a New Haven homeless shelter rushed to the hospital emergency room at 1:30 a.m. Thursday - not for a medical problem, but to help deal with an influx of homeless people jamming the waiting area.

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Collaborating to End Homelessness

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Collaborating to End Homelessness

January 21, 2014

From the federal government down to local agencies, large scale efforts are underway to make sure no one is homeless.

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Citizens Bank receives Columbus House's 2013 Community Service Award

North Haven Patch

Citizens Bank receives Columbus House's 2013 Community Service Award

January 9, 2014

Citizens Bank was recently honored with the 2013 John S. Martinez Community Service Award from New Haven-based Columbus House for outstanding civic leadership and service.

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City Hustles To Keep Homeless From Freezing

New Haven Independent

City Hustles To Keep Homeless From Freezing

January 3, 2014

Instead of scrounging for spots in coffee shops to stay warm amid the coldest wave in decades, James Campbell and his buddies at the Columbus House Overflow Shelter got a rare chance to stay inside for the entire day.

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