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Columbus House Goes Solar

New Haven Independent

Columbus House Goes Solar

April 13, 2018

A crane is extended and solar panels are busily being installed just in time for spring at Columbus House.

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Columbus House Breaks Ground at Connecticut Valley Hospital

Columbus House

Columbus House Breaks Ground at Connecticut Valley Hospital

April 9, 2018

Columbus House is excited to begin the restoration and preservation of Shepherd Home, a historic 1920's nurse’s quarters, into 32 units of permanent supportive housing with a preference for Veterans.

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Stanley Will Raise Homeless Awareness, Support with The Big Sleep Out

Zip06 Shore Publishing

Stanley Will Raise Homeless Awareness, Support with The Big Sleep Out

March 21, 2018

To raise awareness about the homeless, build a more compassionate community, and support Columbus House, Ella Stanley hopes to inspire at least 100 people to give up their warm bed for one night and make a sleeping bag their home on the Guilford Green on Saturday, April 28, at The Big Sleep Out.

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Middletown shelter to benefit from‘Chocolate to the Rescue’ on Sunday

The Middletown Press

Middletown shelter to benefit from‘Chocolate to the Rescue’ on Sunday

March 17, 2018

“Chocolate to the Rescue,” a fundraiser to benefit the Middlesex Family Shelter, will be held Sunday, 1-4 p.m. at the Inn at Middletown, 70 Main St.

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Helping the Homeless Community in New Haven, Connecticut

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Helping the Homeless Community in New Haven, Connecticut

March 8, 2018

Students at the Yale School of Architecture partnered with Columbus House, to design and build a home to help combat homelessness in New Haven, CT. See how Pella windows and doors helped the students achieve the vision they had for the home.

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Quinnipiac and Chartwells partner up for One Million Acts of Good campaign

The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Quinnipiac and Chartwells partner up for One Million Acts of Good campaign

March 6, 2018

Quinnipiac organizations and Chartwells teamed up to contribute to the One Million Acts of Good movement on Feb. 28. A station was set up in the Upper Cafe across from Revolution Noodle and Sushi from 2 to 4 p.m. for students to attend the event and fill empty boxes with food to be donated to charity as a part of the movement.

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2018 Point-in-Time Count

Columbus House

2018 Point-in-Time Count

February 16, 2018

Each year, on a single night in January, a census of those experiencing homelessness is conducted across the country. The Annual Point-In-Time Count is mandated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the resulting data is crucial to secure the funding needed to house and help maintain stable housing for those we serve.

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Art Helps Heal

Columbus House

Art Helps Heal

February 16, 2018

Recently, Allahna Torres, a graduate student from Post University completing her Master’s in Human Services with a Clinical Concentration, selected Columbus House as her practicum site where she would run a women’s Healing Journey Group.

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Area churches, synagogues host homeless men from New Haven’s Columbus House

New Haven Register

Area churches, synagogues host homeless men from New Haven’s Columbus House

February 12, 2018

Ten homeless men had the chance recently to break away from the crowd of 100 at Columbus House homeless shelter and spend a week sleeping at Orange Congregational Church, where they ate home-cooked meals and had access to games, TV and snacks.

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Once homeless man is happy in a Hamden home of his own

New Haven Register

Once homeless man is happy in a Hamden home of his own

February 3, 2018

A onetime crack addict who spent many nights sleeping on the New Haven Green, White now lives a quiet, comfortable life in his Putnam Avenue apartment, clean and sober for more than two years.

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