PAST EVENT: Days of Inspiration


Get uplifted by our shared accomplishments in ending homelessness with “Days of Inspiration.” Hear from staff, volunteers and other committed people like you who make the work of one day ending homelessness possible.


Day 1 – December 1, 2020

You’ll be welcomed by Columbus House Board Chair, Rudy Zimmermann, and meet Columbus House CEO Margaret Middleton who will share insights into our challenges, triumphs and what lies ahead in these uncertain times.


Day 2 – December 2, 2020
Meet John S. Martinez Community Service Awardee Janice Hart, who has dedicated her life to serving those in need. You'll also hear from Malynda Mallory, Director of Emergency Services, who highlights the dedication of Columbus House front-line staff.


Day 3 – December 3, 2020
Hear a deeply personal and moving story of the impact homelessness has on family as shared by fellow supporter Lauren McGowan, and how small milestones are achieved on the path to permanent housing from Columbus House Manager of Emergency Services, John Sanford.


Day 4 – December 4, 2020
Representatives from two committed groups, Congregation Beth El-Keser Israel (BEKI) & Medtronic, share what motivates them to make a difference as they accept the John S. Martinez Community Service Award.


Thank you to our sponsors!


Awardee Sponsors:








Associate Sponsors:

A-1 Toyota

Alera Group, Inc.

Ironwood Capital



Friend Sponsors:

Paul B. Bailey Architect, LLC

New Haven Bank

Super Wash Laundry

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

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