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98 Homeless People Win "Golden Tickets"

New Haven Independent

98 Homeless People Win "Golden Tickets"

July 17, 2014

Riding on a city bus, Cynthia Keller got a phone call. She started weeping. After four years of homelessness, she learned she would finally have a place of her own.

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Harp Wins Homelessness Award

New Haven Independent

Harp Wins Homelessness Award

May 30, 2014

Two weeks after some homeless activists protested her decision to proceed with the annual spring closing of an overflow emergency shelter, Mayor Toni Harp received a national award for helping the homeless.

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Fall 2014 Wish List - Our Clients' Needs

Fall 2014 Wish List - Our Clients' Needs

May 29, 2014

Here are the items we need most!

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100-Day Challenge Homes In On Homeless

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT

100-Day Challenge Homes In On Homeless

May 23, 2014

An army of volunteers surveying over 500 homeless people found - alarmingly - that almost half wrestle with a triple threat: a chronic health condition, mental health trouble, and substance abuse.

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Columbus House raises $35K to help end homelessness; honors New Haven business

NEW HAVEN REGISTER

Columbus House raises $35K to help end homelessness; honors New Haven business

May 19, 2014

Columbus House recently raised $35,000 at a local fundraising event to help find solutions to end homelessness while honoring a local business, according to a press release.

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100-Day Homelessness Crusade Hits The Streets

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT

100-Day Homelessness Crusade Hits The Streets

May 14, 2014

In the pre-dawn hours, a dozen teams of white-shirted volunteers fanned out across the city, taking part in a sprawling game of hide-and-seek.

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Departing Quinnipiac University Students Are 'Being Kind By Leaving Their Food Behind'

THE COURANT

Departing Quinnipiac University Students Are 'Being Kind By Leaving Their Food Behind'

May 13, 2014

For the sixth year, Quinnipiac University is asking students to "Be kind! Leave your food behind!"

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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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