Homelessness

HOUSING WORKS ANNOUNCES "ENDING THE EPIDEMIC" PRIORITIES TO COMMEMORATE WORLD AIDS DAY

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Friday, December 2, 2022

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Housing Works , a NYC non-profit organization that provides advocacy, support and lifesaving services to those impacted by homelessness and HIV/AIDS, announced its list of priorities for Ending the Epidemic to commemorate World AIDS Day 2022 at a press conference at AIDS Memorial Park in Manhattan on Thursday.

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  • NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Housing Works , a NYC non-profit organization that provides advocacy, support and lifesaving services to those impacted by homelessness and HIV/AIDS, announced its list of priorities for Ending the Epidemic to commemorate World AIDS Day 2022 at a press conference at AIDS Memorial Park in Manhattan on Thursday.
  • The proclamation of the "Ending the Epidemic" goals reflect Housing Works ongoing fight against the challenges posed by: homelessness and housing instability, food insecurity, lack of employment, stigma; and other factors that make it harder for the community to access HIV testing, prevention, and care.
  • Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
  • For more information about Housing Works visit housingworks.org .

Keller Williams Continues 10-Year $1 Million Commitment to Community First! Village

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Village , a 51-acre master-planned community designed specifically for men and women who are coming out of chronic homelessness.

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  • Village , a 51-acre master-planned community designed specifically for men and women who are coming out of chronic homelessness.
  • Village represents the model for how communities across our world can seek to resolve the immense challenges of homelessness, said Gary Keller, executive chairman of KW.
  • KW is more than midway through an initial 10-year, $1 million commitment to support the mission of Community First!
  • Were extremely grateful to the Keller Williams team for their continued generosity and support as we press forward with the expansion of Community First!

The Chelsea Groton Foundation Awards $173K in Grants to Area Non-Profits this Fall, Surpasses $500,000 in Total Giving to Community This Year

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Inclusive of these donations, the Foundation has provided over $5.5 million in total grants to the community since 1998.

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  • Inclusive of these donations, the Foundation has provided over $5.5 million in total grants to the community since 1998.
  • An additional $5,000 sponsorship was also promised by Chelsea Groton for the programs berth in Norwich next summer.
  • For 168 years, Chelsea Groton has been committed to supporting organizations that are critical to the success of our shared community.
  • Based in Groton, Conn., Chelsea Groton Bank is a full-service mutually owned bank with over $1.6 billion in assets.

FoodWorks Ottawa Social Enterprise supporting at-risk youth through the Winter with the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

OTTAWA, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In March 2022, Operation Come Home received a $53,000 Resilient Communities Fund grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF).

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  • OTTAWA, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In March 2022, Operation Come Home received a $53,000 Resilient Communities Fund grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF).
  • The funding was used to rebuild and recover from the impacts of COVID-19 by using FoodWorks, Operation Come Homes social enterprise to hire and support 18 at-risk youth, providing training and building skills to secure employment.
  • Operation Come Home is an Ottawa-based charity supporting youth with lived and living experience of homelessness.
  • All proceeds from the sale of winter items are used to support youth who are employed through FoodWorks, and who have past involvement with Operation Come Home.

BotBuilt Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Colin Devine, Recognized on Forbes' 2023 30 Under 30 List

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BotBuilt announced today that co-founder and chief operating officer, Colin Devine, was selected for inclusion on the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2023.

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  • DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BotBuilt announced today that co-founder and chief operating officer, Colin Devine, was selected for inclusion on the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2023.
  • Devine's work at BotBuilt, a technology company that utilizes robots to automate the home construction process, is what garnered him this recognition.
  • "I am so thankful that Forbes is recognizing Colin, as he represents the best of what we do at BotBuilt," said Brent Wadas, chief executive officer.
  • "BotBuilt is inventing a future where every person on the planet can afford not just a house, but a home."

TuLynn Smylie Joins Imagine LA as CEO Jill Bauman Pivots to Co-Founder, Social Benefit

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine LA (www.imaginela.org), a nonprofit focused on breaking the cycle of family poverty and homelessness, is announcing that TuLynn Smylie has joined the organization as the CEO. Smylie is assuming the role as founding CEO Jill Bauman transitions to co-lead Social Benefit, a new sister organization developing the Social Benefit Navigator and spearheading other systems change initiatives. Smylie was formerly Chief Program Officer for Los Angeles-based The People Concern.

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  • Smylie is assuming the role as founding CEO Jill Bauman transitions to co-lead Social Benefit, a new sister organization developing the Social Benefit Navigator and spearheading other systems change initiatives.
  • "She brings impeccable experience and deep knowledge around generational poverty and unhoused families she's the perfect fit to guide Imagine LA through a time of major growth."
  • Bauman is transitioning to co-found Social Benefit, a sister organization created to develop and launch Imagine LA's innovative Social Benefit Navigator and to pursue other systems-change initiatives.
  • "Jill has done an amazing job creating a strong foundation for Imagine LA.

Upward Health Selected by San Francisco Health Plan for Enhanced Care Management Initiative

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Upward Health announced today its selection by San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP) to deliver Enhanced Care Management (ECM) services to a high-complexity cohort of SFHPs membership.

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  • Upward Health announced today its selection by San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP) to deliver Enhanced Care Management (ECM) services to a high-complexity cohort of SFHPs membership.
  • About San Francisco Health Plan San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP) has a rating of 4 out of 5 in NCQAs Medicaid Health Plan Ratings 2021.
  • SFHP is a licensed community health plan providing affordable health coverage to over 160,000 low- and moderate-income families residing in San Francisco.
  • San Francisco Health Plan is also the third-party administrator for the nationally recognized Healthy San Francisco program.

Charter Next Generation Expands Community Giving Fund Initiative into Blythewood, South Carolina Benefiting Three Local Charities

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

CNG recognized these organizations for their significant and wide-reaching impact on the families throughout the Blythewood community.

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  • CNG recognized these organizations for their significant and wide-reaching impact on the families throughout the Blythewood community.
  • "CNG's Community Giving Fund is an awesome initiative that brings further visibility to those charitable organizations that are most important to our employees and their families," shared Scott Hammer, CNG's DirectorofCorporateSustainability.
  • To kick off the Blythewood Community Giving Fund program, CNG donated $30,000 to Camp Discovery, Christian Assistance Bridge (CAB), and Homeless No More.
  • About Charter Next Generation- Charter Next Generation is North America's leading independent producer of high-performance specialty films used in flexible packaging and other end-use markets.

Over $15 million in READI funds approved for Northeast Indiana

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) has approved over $15 million in new Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) grants for five new projects.

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  • FORT WAYNE, Ind., Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) has approved over $15 million in new Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) grants for five new projects.
  • At the end of 2021, The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) granted the RDA $50 million to invest in projects through Indiana's READI program.
  • This new batch of funding comes just three months after the RDA approved $18 million for six projects in Northeast Indiana.
  • The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership (NEI), a leading regional economic development organization in Indiana, provides executive leadership for the RDA.

OnPoint Community Credit Union Donates $100,000 to Oregon and SW Washington Non-profits on Giving Tuesday

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on Giving Tuesday, OnPoint Community Credit Union announced it will contribute a total of $100,000, which will be split amongst eight non-profits that provide food and shelter relief to Oregonians and Southwest Washingtonians.

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  • "Our purpose as a community credit union is to build strong communities," said Rob Stuart, OnPoint President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Habitat for Humanity of Oregon partners with community members to help them build or improve a place they can call home.
  • OnPoint's support for non-profits supporting food and shelter needs extends to other Oregon and SW Washington regions.
  • In addition, more than $695,000 of this year's giving went to DEI-focused organizations, and OnPoint remains committed to expanding its charitable giving efforts even further.