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Warming Shelter for the Homeless

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Warming Shelter for the Homeless

February 3, 2015

During the cold winter months, area homeless shelters are often filled beyond capacity. To help those who either cannot get to a shelter in time or simply refuse to go, Columbus House has opened a warming center in the social hall at Church on the Rock.

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New Haven homeless advocate wants more churches to step up as warming centers

New Haven Register

New Haven homeless advocate wants more churches to step up as warming centers

February 2, 2015

An advocate for the homeless is asking that more houses of worship extend their spiritual glow when temperatures plunge to bone-chilling depths.

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Collaborating to End Homelessness

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Collaborating to End Homelessness

January 30, 2015

Job loss, illness, a death in the family - various immediate circumstances can cause a person to become homeless. But the underlying cause most often comes down to money. The individual or family cannot afford housing.

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City awarded housing funding for homeless

Yale Daily News

City awarded housing funding for homeless

January 27, 2015

Three New Haven homeless assistance organizations plan to use funding awarded by the state last week to continue providing housing subsidies and supportive services for the homeless.

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112 Seek 12 Second-Chance Market Jobs

New Haven Independent

112 Seek 12 Second-Chance Market Jobs

January 14, 2015

The face of New Haven’s unemployed emerged inside Elm City Market, where over 100 job-seekers lined up for a second shot at a stable life.

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Greater New Haven’s ‘Challenge to End Homelessness’ looks ahead

New Haven Register

Greater New Haven’s ‘Challenge to End Homelessness’ looks ahead

December 18, 2014

The coalition that crushed the 100-Day Challenge to End Homelessness in Greater New Haven has set an even bigger goal.

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New Haven pushing to end homelessness

WTNH

New Haven pushing to end homelessness

December 18, 2014

New Haven officials are coming to the end of their 100 day challenge to end homelessness, just in time for the holiday season.

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It’s A Wrap

New Haven Independent

It’s A Wrap

December 18, 2014

How’s this for a Christmas present: 117 New Haveners will be home—not homeless—for the holidays.

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A Hill Refuge, Reborn

New Haven Independent

A Hill Refuge, Reborn

December 12, 2014

For Nelson McLaughlin, homelessness meant sleeping on a bench, seeing someone from your past life walk by and hoping the person doesn’t see you.

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Krygier '60 honored by Columbus House

Fairfield College Preparatory School

Krygier '60 honored by Columbus House

December 12, 2014

On December 4, the Columbus House honored Ed Krygier ’60 and the Fairfield Prep Alumni Service Group with the John S. Martinez Community Service Award. This award commemorates the late State Representative, a former Columbus House employee and board member, who dedicated his life to serving others.

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