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Reaching Home - Daunting Challenges, Inspiring Progress, A Bright Future

Partnership for Strong Communities

Reaching Home - Daunting Challenges, Inspiring Progress, A Bright Future

June 16, 2015

In celebration of their 2015 Reaching Home Dinner and the progress made in the fight to end homelessness, Partnership for Strong Communities put together a video highlighting the past, present and future of Connecticut's statewide push to end homelessness.

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Connex Credit Union's 'Coins for Change' Program Donates $600 to the Columbus House

Shoreline Chamber of Commerce

Connex Credit Union's 'Coins for Change' Program Donates $600 to the Columbus House

May 28, 2015

Saving spare change can add up and Connex Credit Union has discovered a way to utilize these extra coins to make a difference for local charitable organizations. As a part of its community-giving program ConnexCares, Connex Credit Union recently donated $599.33 to Columbus House from the fees collected by Connex’s coin-cashing machine at the North Haven branch.

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Health Care and Housing: A Match Worth Making

Partnership for Strong Communities

Health Care and Housing: A Match Worth Making

May 26, 2015

Nearly 900 health care, housing, and homelessness providers and advocates descended on Washington, D.C. the first week of May 2015 for the National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium.

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CCEH Presents 2015 Awards To Homeless Service Providers

Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness

CCEH Presents 2015 Awards To Homeless Service Providers

May 18, 2015

The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness on Thursday presented its yearly awards during its Annual Training Institute and meeting.

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Photos of chocolate tasting to benefit Columbus House’s Middlesex family shelter

New Haven Register

Photos of chocolate tasting to benefit Columbus House’s Middlesex family shelter

May 8, 2015

Columbus House announced the winners of the 13th Annual Chocolate to the Rescue event to benefit its Middlesex Family Shelter, which was held recently at The Inn at Middletown. $16,000 was raised for Columbus House’s Family Shelter in Middletown, according to a release from the organization.

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Seriously Ill and Homeless in New York: A Problem We Need to Solve

New York Legal Assistance Group

Seriously Ill and Homeless in New York: A Problem We Need to Solve

March 27, 2015

Mayor de Blasio has made affordable housing the cornerstone issue of his administration. This includes strategies to address the alarming rise in homelessness, which according to the Coalition for the Homeless, has reached its highest levels since the Great Depression.

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Columbus House to hold ‘Chocolate to the Rescue’ event to help Middletown family shelter

New Haven Register

Columbus House to hold ‘Chocolate to the Rescue’ event to help Middletown family shelter

March 18, 2015

Columbus House, Inc. of New Haven will hold its 13th Annual Chocolate to the Rescue Event to benefit its Middlesex Family Shelter from 1 to 4 p.m. March 29 at the: Inn at Middletown, 70 Main St. Middletown.

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Annual Count Finds Drop In Homeless

New Haven Independent

Annual Count Finds Drop In Homeless

February 19, 2015

Forty-nine homeless people were found on New Haven’s streets Wednesday night. Two were keeping warm in the emergency room waiting room at Yale-New Haven Hospital—until volunteers found them and got them rides to a shelter and warming center.

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Homeless Men Shelter for Final Night at St. Mary's Church

Zip06

Homeless Men Shelter for Final Night at St. Mary's Church

February 9, 2015

Imagine facing winter’s driving snow, bitterly frigid winds and icy, sub-zero temps –and not knowing if you will have a warm dinner and safe place to spend the night.

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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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