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Connecticut achieves milestone in goal of ending chronic homelessness

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Connecticut achieves milestone in goal of ending chronic homelessness

January 12, 2017

On January 12, 2017, Alison Cunningham, Columbus House CEO, joined Gov. Malloy and others as he announced that we, as a state, have matched each person who is verified as chronically homeless with housing, and have the systems in place to house anyone who is newly verified within 90 days.

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Making gains on chronic homelessness

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Making gains on chronic homelessness

December 9, 2016

A simple act of making tea in her own apartment, had been out of reach for Katherine Walsh. She was chronically homeless for 3 years.

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Wallingford Emergency Shelter reopens under new ownership

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Wallingford Emergency Shelter reopens under new ownership

November 19, 2016

The Wallingford Emergency Shelter reopened its Quinnipiac Street facility this week.

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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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