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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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School of Public Health Volunteers Give Back to the Community, Celebrate Dean Cleary’s Legacy

Yale School of Public Health

School of Public Health Volunteers Give Back to the Community, Celebrate Dean Cleary’s Legacy

May 9, 2016

More than 130 volunteers from the Yale School of Public Health—faculty, students, alumni and staff—fanned out around New Haven and into nearby towns on Thursday (May 5) to give back to the community and to honor the accomplishments of Dean Paul Cleary, who is stepping down soon after leading the school for 10 years.

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Cheever Tyler: Columbus House is here for us

New Haven Register

Cheever Tyler: Columbus House is here for us

May 8, 2016

New Haven is thought of as a city, but for us who live here, it’s easy to think that it’s a village. When we take our daily copy of the Register off of our front steps and read it with a hot cup of coffee, we look at the front page that tells us about something that has happened. No matter whether it’s a high school basketball game or a new building going up, it seems to have taken place just down the street.

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Columbus House to Participate in 'The Great Give 2016'

New Haven Patch

Columbus House to Participate in 'The Great Give 2016'

April 22, 2016

Columbus House is excited to participate in The Great Give 2016! This 36-hour, community-wide online fundraising challenge begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3 and ends at 8:00 pm on May 4th.

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Connecticut Veteran's Saga Shows Hope for End to Homelessness

Connecticut Magazine

Connecticut Veteran's Saga Shows Hope for End to Homelessness

April 21, 2016

Coming home to Norwalk wearing his own set of “dress blues” was one of the proudest moments of Wilfredo Gutierrez’s life. As a young member of the U.S. Marine Corps, he never dreamed that one day — more than three decades later — he would be scared to open the door for his own children because of the way he looked.

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Celebrating SIF Success in CT

CSH

Celebrating SIF Success in CT

April 20, 2016

The successes and impact of the CSH Social Innovation Fund (SIF) initiative were highlighted during the Connecticut Integrated Healthcare and Housing Networks (CIHHN) Awards Dinner and Celebration held at the end of March in Hartford.

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Columbus House Kicks Off Volunteer Appreciation Week with Annual Luncheon

Columbus House

Columbus House Kicks Off Volunteer Appreciation Week with Annual Luncheon

April 9, 2016

Alison Cunningham, Executive Director, and staff, welcomed Columbus House volunteers to their 7th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Saturday, April 9th, at the agency’s emergency shelter in New Haven.

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Elm-Ivy Award winners saluted for civic service on common ground of New Haven and Yale

Yale News

Elm-Ivy Award winners saluted for civic service on common ground of New Haven and Yale

April 5, 2016

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp ’78 M.E.D. and Yale President Peter Salovey ’86 Ph.D. presented seven individuals and a graduate student-run science outreach organization with Yale University Seton Elm-Ivy Awards at a campus ceremony on April 5.

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