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Deep Freeze Puts New Center To Test

New Haven Independent

Deep Freeze Puts New Center To Test

January 22, 2019

If it weren’t for the warming center in the basement of Grace and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Evelyn doesn’t know where she would have been Monday. Except out in the deadly cold.

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Hill Scrutinizes Columbus House Plans

New Haven Independent

Hill Scrutinizes Columbus House Plans

January 21, 2019

A local homeless shelter nonprofit and Yale’s architecture school have teamed up to build five homes in five years for formerly homeless tenants.

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Hamden Warming Centers extend their hours through Tuesday

NEWS 8 WTNH

Hamden Warming Centers extend their hours through Tuesday

January 19, 2019

Keeping those in need stay safe is why the Hamden Warming Center is extending their hours.

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Hamden Offering Overnight Warming Centers

NBC Connecticut

Hamden Offering Overnight Warming Centers

January 9, 2019

Hamden is making sure the most vulnerable don’t have to spend the night outside during the coldest time of the year.

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Hamden Prepares To “Warm” Homeless

New Haven Independent

Hamden Prepares To “Warm” Homeless

January 7, 2019

Thick socks, individual packages with cereal, peanut butter, and tissues. Protein bars, jars of instant coffee, and lots of warmth and goodwill.

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Knights of Columbus give $75,000 to New Haven-area charities

New Haven Register

Knights of Columbus give $75,000 to New Haven-area charities

December 27, 2018

NEW HAVEN — The Knights of Columbus sent $75,000 in contributions to more than 20 area charities this month in the spirit of giving back to the community.

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Hamden to open overnight warming centers from Jan. 7 to Feb. 28

New Haven Register

Hamden to open overnight warming centers from Jan. 7 to Feb. 28

December 26, 2018

HAMDEN — The community will open seasonal warming centers in January and February, partnering with New Haven-based nonprofit Columbus House Inc. to provide a place for those in need to find refuge on winter evenings.

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2018 Jim Vlock First Year Building Project / Yale School of Architecture

ArchDaily

2018 Jim Vlock First Year Building Project / Yale School of Architecture

December 13, 2018

Each year since 1967, students in the Yale School of Architecture’s professional degree program have designed and built a structure in the summer after their second semester.

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New Haven’s Columbus House receives $200,000 Bank of America grant

New Haven Register

New Haven’s Columbus House receives $200,000 Bank of America grant

December 6, 2018

The local anti-homelessness nonprofit Columbus House has received a $200,000, two-year “Neighborhood Builder” grant, Bank of America announced Thursday at an end-of-year annual meeting at the New Haven Lawn Club.

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Youth Continuum, Columbus House Get Nearly $1 Million To Tackle Youth Homelessness

New Haven Independent

Youth Continuum, Columbus House Get Nearly $1 Million To Tackle Youth Homelessness

November 19, 2018

An orphaned teenager lives with her uncle. Then the uncle loses his job and says he doesn’t have enough money to feed her. She must leave.

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