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New Haven annual Point-in-Time count of the homeless seeks data to provide services

New Haven Register

New Haven annual Point-in-Time count of the homeless seeks data to provide services

January 27, 2016

It’s not often that you would find someone sleeping in a makeshift shelter in a residential area of Fair Haven at 8 p.m. But, walking the streets at that time of night still has its advantages for identifying those in need of homeless outreach services.

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State tallies homeless population

Yale Daily News

State tallies homeless population

January 26, 2016

Columbus House, an independent New Haven-based nonprofit affiliated with CCEH, and United Way of Greater New Haven, a social-justice nonprofit, are administering the survey — entitled a Point-in-Time Count — in Greater New Haven.

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Alexion Begins Relocating Employees to New Haven Headquarters

NBC Connecticut

Alexion Begins Relocating Employees to New Haven Headquarters

January 19, 2016

The first recipient of the $1,000 grant from Alexion is Columbus House, which provides shelter and services for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless.

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Alexion marks return to New Haven with daily $1,000 grants

New Haven Register

Alexion marks return to New Haven with daily $1,000 grants

January 19, 2016

Alexion Pharmaceuticals is marking its return to New Haven with a month-long charitable giving campaign in which it will make a $1,000 grant to a different area nonprofit each day.

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Connecticut ends chronic veteran homelesness, reaching ‘functional zero,’ advocates say

New Haven Register

Connecticut ends chronic veteran homelesness, reaching ‘functional zero,’ advocates say

January 9, 2016

Following an eight-year stint with the U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia in the 1970s, John Watts was a computer technician for the federal government for 16 years.

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Connex Credit Union helps shelter families move into new homes with holiday fundraiser “Home for the Holidays”

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Connex Credit Union helps shelter families move into new homes with holiday fundraiser “Home for the Holidays”

January 4, 2016

Connex Credit Union recently partnered with Columbus House for its “Home for the Holidays” drive, a campaign that helped shelter families move into new homes by collecting basic necessities for daily life, as well as toys for the children.

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Formerly homeless man finally home for Christmas, in Hamden

New Haven Register

Formerly homeless man finally home for Christmas, in Hamden

December 24, 2015

Joseph White has more Bibles and spiritual books in his apartment than he has furniture.

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Quinnipiac University students give back to the community by volunteering at New Haven homeless shelter

North Haven News

Quinnipiac University students give back to the community by volunteering at New Haven homeless shelter

December 8, 2015

Twelve Quinnipiac University students gave back to the community by spending three days of their Thanksgiving break volunteering at Columbus House in New Haven.

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Watson celebrates Veterans Day by remembering 14 veterans at Harkness House

Watson, Inc.

Watson celebrates Veterans Day by remembering 14 veterans at Harkness House

December 8, 2015

Watson Inc. prepared for Veterans Day this year by signing 14 greeting cards. The cards had a patriotic theme and “Thank you for your service” printed on the front.

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Columbus House joins with Tavern New Haven and SHiFT Cycling for a New Haven fundraiser

New Haven Register

Columbus House joins with Tavern New Haven and SHiFT Cycling for a New Haven fundraiser

November 17, 2015

Columbus House, Tavern New Haven and SHiFT Cycling, will hold a “unique, collaborative” fundraising event from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 20 at Tavern New Haven. 124 Temple St., according to a release.

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