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So Many Reasons to Support NGCC’s North Guilford Country Fair

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So Many Reasons to Support NGCC’s North Guilford Country Fair

August 8, 2017

When you realize she’s been active with her church for over 40 years, including leading the choir and running the Missions Committee, it makes perfect sense to Cynthia Damer to rise at 5 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19, fire up the family oven, and spend the next five hours baking all of the pies to be sold later that day at the North Guilford Congregational Church (NGCC) North Guilford Country Fair and Auction.

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Columbus House, Architecture Students Team Up

New Haven Independent

Columbus House, Architecture Students Team Up

July 21, 2017

Yale architecture students are teaming up with Columbus House on a pre-fab house, the 50th annual such project for low-income families, now that the zoning board has blessed the project with a needed variance.

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Homelessness fell 24% in three years. How did Connecticut do it?

The Connecticut Mirror

Homelessness fell 24% in three years. How did Connecticut do it?

June 21, 2017

It’s been more than two decades since Alison Cunningham joined the effort to tackle homelessness in New Haven. To say much has changed since her work began would be an understatement.

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Alison Cunningham receives Barbara Geller Career Achievement Award

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Alison Cunningham receives Barbara Geller Career Achievement Award

June 20, 2017

Read Alison Cunningham's acceptance speech from Partnership for Strong Communities 2017 Reaching Home Celebration Dinner and Housing Awards

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Yale School of Architecture and Columbus House join forces to raise homelessness awareness

Yale News

Yale School of Architecture and Columbus House join forces to raise homelessness awareness

June 19, 2017

Students from the Yale School of Architecture (YSoA), together with New Haven-based homeless services provider Columbus House, are working to raise awareness about homelessness and affordable housing at this year’s International Festival of Arts & Ideas.

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Annual Reaching Home Dinner Honors Housing Heroes

Partnership for Strong Communities

Annual Reaching Home Dinner Honors Housing Heroes

May 31, 2017

Alison Cunningham is widely recognized as one of the most astute and passionate advocates for homeless people and their needs. Her first job was at Janus House, a shelter for runaway homeless youth in Bridgeport. After two years there, she went to work as a case manager for Columbus House in New Haven.

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Abraham's Tent: Feeding the hungry and housing the homeless

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Abraham's Tent: Feeding the hungry and housing the homeless

April 25, 2017

John and Tammie Wilkinson lead busy lives as parents, professionals and parishioners of St. Mary Parish in Branford. But, once a year, they carve out time in their schedules to coordinate a week-long emergency housing program called Abraham's Tent at their parish.

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New Haven’s Columbus House holds ‘Chocolate to the Rescue!’ fundraiser for homeless in Middletown

New Haven Register

New Haven’s Columbus House holds ‘Chocolate to the Rescue!’ fundraiser for homeless in Middletown

March 26, 2017

Imagine a buffet of chocolate-infused tea, chocolate pancakes, dark chocolate bacon bark with sea salt, chocolate risotto with artisan cheese and bananas; Nutella, banana and caramel crepes — and every other chocolate concoction one could dream up.

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Dessert-lover’s dream, Columbus House’s Chocolate to the Rescue!, raises funds for homeless in Middletown

The Middletown Press

Dessert-lover’s dream, Columbus House’s Chocolate to the Rescue!, raises funds for homeless in Middletown

March 26, 2017

Imagine a buffet of chocolate-infused tea, chocolate pancakes, dark chocolate bacon bark with sea salt, chocolate risotto with artisan cheese and bananas; Nutella, banana and caramel crepes — and every other chocolate concoction one could dream up.

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PHOTOS: Columbus House Chocolate to the Rescue! 2017

The Middletown Press

PHOTOS: Columbus House Chocolate to the Rescue! 2017

March 26, 2017

The 15th annual Chocolate to the Rescue! at the Inn at Middletown, hosted by the Columbus House and benefiting the Middlesex Family Shelter, was held March 26. The delectables included chocolate-infused tea, chocolate pancakes, dark chocolate bacon bark with sea salt, chocolate risotto with artisan cheese and bananas; banana, Nutella and caramel crepes and every chocolate concoction one could ever dream up.

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