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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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Harp looks to increase homeless program oversight

Yale Daily News

Harp looks to increase homeless program oversight

December 3, 2014

Mayor Toni Harp has proposed creating a new administrative position to oversee the city’s homelessness prevention programs, a move that would streamline relations with local homeless service providers.

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Forum: Remember needs of veterans every day, not just on Nov. 11

New Haven Register

Forum: Remember needs of veterans every day, not just on Nov. 11

November 23, 2014

Recently our communities hosted a variety Veterans Day events — concerts, parades, and community breakfasts were advertised everywhere. Local business offered veterans free meals and schools created lesson plans aimed at teaching our youth what Veterans Day is all about. And this was the right thing to do.

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Homelessness among veterans dropping in Connecticut as state works to eliminate it

New Haven Register

Homelessness among veterans dropping in Connecticut as state works to eliminate it

November 13, 2014

Having served their country in the armed services, many veterans have not been well-served by their country, with homelessness a major problem since the Vietnam War ended.

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New Haven's 100-Day Homeless Challenge Makes Deep Impact

Connecticut Magazine - Connecticut Today Blog

New Haven's 100-Day Homeless Challenge Makes Deep Impact

November 13, 2014

Last year, Lisa Tepper Bates, executive director of the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH), attended a conference in Washington, D.C., where she learned about some incredible work being done to house people living on Los Angeles’ Skid Row.

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More than $2.4 Million Awarded to Greater New Haven Nonprofits by The Community Foundation

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

More than $2.4 Million Awarded to Greater New Haven Nonprofits by The Community Foundation

November 4, 2014

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to nonprofit organizations serving the Greater New Haven region, announces that it has awarded $2,405,044 in one-year and multi-year grants to 43 nonprofits serving its twenty-town region.

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Summer 2014 Newsletter

Summer 2014 Newsletter

August 22, 2014

Read our Summer 2014 Newsletter and stay up-to-date!

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Help for Homeless Vets Comes in Form of Federal Grant

NBC Connecticut

Help for Homeless Vets Comes in Form of Federal Grant

August 14, 2014

Homeless veterans and their families are getting a boost from $3 million in federal grants awarded to agencies designed to help them find housing.

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New Haven area residents honored for accomplishments

New Haven Register

New Haven area residents honored for accomplishments

August 11, 2014

Marrakech of New Haven recently honored several who worked to improve the lives of others.

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