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UNH ‘sock off’ teaches students about media’s role in election while helping others

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UNH ‘sock off’ teaches students about media’s role in election while helping others

November 7, 2016

Students at the University of New Haven are heading into Election Day feet first, and their teachers are making it part of their assignment. To energize students for the presidential vote, two UNH teachers in the communications department are combining a learning lesson with a good deed, and have asked them to help the homeless simply by donating socks. "This is the Election Day Sock Off," said Steve Raucher, a communications professor at UNH.

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Watson Inc. Donates $15,000 to Columbus House

GlobeNewswire

Watson Inc. Donates $15,000 to Columbus House

September 8, 2016

Watson Inc. presented a check in the amount of $15,000 to Columbus House on September 1, 2016. Alison Cunningham – Chief Executive Officer of Columbus House, John Brooks – Chief Development Officer, Linda Kosko – Development Manager, and Sheree DiMario - Volunteer Coordinator, visited Watson to accept the donation.

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Columbus House acquires Wallingford Emergency Shelter

Columbus House

Columbus House acquires Wallingford Emergency Shelter

August 16, 2016

We have exciting news to share with our friends and colleagues! The Wallingford Emergency Shelter is now a program of Columbus House, Inc.

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The Jefferson Art Showcase

Columbus House

The Jefferson Art Showcase

June 27, 2016

Slideshow: Residents at The Jefferson in New Britain were in the spotlight on May 20th as they showcased their art, crafts and musical talents.

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We won the 2016 Do Good Data Viz Challenge!

Columbus House

We won the 2016 Do Good Data Viz Challenge!

June 27, 2016

Columbus House won the 2016 Do Good Data Viz Challenge with our entry “Visualizing an End to Chronic Homelessness” created by Dan Shetler, Columbus House Data Scientist

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Liberty Bank Presents Local Youth with Awards for Community Service

Liberty Bank

Liberty Bank Presents Local Youth with Awards for Community Service

June 15, 2016

Theodora Stanley of Guilford, was chosen as one of two recipients of the 2016 Liberty Bank Youth in Action Award for her countless hours of volunteerism dedicated to helping those in need.

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2016 Liberty Bank Youth In Action Award Recipients

Middletown Patch

2016 Liberty Bank Youth In Action Award Recipients

June 13, 2016

Ryan Bell of Wallingford, and Theodora Stanley of Guilford, were chosen as the recipients of the 2016 Liberty Bank Youth In Action Award.

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Columbus House To Build 32 Supportive Housing Units At Former Shepherd Home In Middletown

Hartford Courant

Columbus House To Build 32 Supportive Housing Units At Former Shepherd Home In Middletown

June 1, 2016

The city and New Haven-based Columbus House have agreed to transform the former Shepherd Home homeless shelter into 32 units of permanent supportive housing.

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Can an apartment cut health care costs of homeless ‘super users’?

The Connecticut Mirror

Can an apartment cut health care costs of homeless ‘super users’?

May 18, 2016

For most of her adult life, Pajo had a pattern. “The first two things I usually do when I move into a town is find out where the nearest bus stop is and where the nearest heroin dealer is,” she said.

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