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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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Winter Overflow Shelter Cleared To Open Monday

New Haven Independent

Winter Overflow Shelter Cleared To Open Monday

November 11, 2015

The city got the nod to contract with a homeless agency to put a 75-bed overflow winter shelter in a former social club on Cedar Street—which may open as early as Monday afternoon.

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Milford photo exhibit of bearded gents brings help for the homeless

New Haven Register

Milford photo exhibit of bearded gents brings help for the homeless

October 26, 2015

Adam Zoeller said his sister-in-law loves to hate his beard, so when she heard there was going to be a fundraising photo exhibit of men with beards, she told him about it, figuring if he won’t get rid of the beard, he could at least do something good with it.

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Showdown coming over rental payments available to tenants from New Haven’s Church Street South

New Haven Register

Showdown coming over rental payments available to tenants from New Haven’s Church Street South

October 10, 2015

There is a showdown coming on the amount of rental payments that will be available to tenants from the Church Street South housing complex as they head into the private market, forced out because of the deteriorated condition of their apartments.

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Connecticut receives federal grants to combat veteran homelessness

The Day

Connecticut receives federal grants to combat veteran homelessness

September 16, 2015

Connecticut is receiving five federal grants from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Supportive Services for Veteran Families program to support outreach, case management and other work to prevent veteran homelessness in the state and to rapidly re-house those who become homeless.

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Breaking News: Connecticut has ended chronic Veteran homelessness!

Columbus House

Breaking News: Connecticut has ended chronic Veteran homelessness!

August 28, 2015

Yesterday, Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced that the State of Connecticut has been designated by the federal government as being the first state in the nation to have ended chronic homelessness among Veterans. This is indeed noteworthy and gives cause for great celebration!

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